are two purposes for this activity. First, the activity seeks to provide
students the opportunity to explore legal issues involved in teaching and
learning with technology. You will be asked to critically explore ideas
presented in web sites provided by the instructor. Second, this activity
will provide you the opportunity to experience the cooperative learning
instructional strategy called "Jigsaw."
a Jigsaw activity, students begin work in their base group. Each
team member is assigned a specific area in which he or she will become
an expert. The experts for each area will meet together in a special expert
group to develop their understanding of their assigned area. After
students have worked in their expert groups, they will each return to their
base group. In the base group each team member will share the expertise
that he or she has gained by participating in the expert group.
this specific activity the team that you have been working with all
semester will serve as your base group. Each team member will become
an expert on a certain topic by participating in a group made up of students
from other teams who have the same topic. After participating in this expert
group the team members will return to the base group and share their expertise.
team should begin by skimminghttp://www.utsystem.edu/OGC/IntellectualProperty/copypol2.htm
Each team member chooses an area in which
she will be the group expert.
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to your expert group. Follow the procedures outlined for the expert group
which can be found under "Expert Group" below. You will work with your
expert group during the class time assigned by the instructor.
Step 4 - Group Discussion
is now time to for each member to share her area of expertise.Return
to your base group and share what you have learned in your expert group.Be
sure to answer the following question about your area of expertise:
do you think is the single most important idea from your area? Why do you
think this is the most important idea?
Step 5 - Documentation
team will work together to develop documentation showing what they have
learned about the impact of legal issues on teaching and learning with
technology.You may use any of the
tools you have learned to use in this class such as tables or graphic organizers
to represent your findings.
sure to include information on the following:
legal considerations will affect your work as teachers using technology?
you will use this information as teachers?
will maintain current access to this information?
an attachment of the document to each person in your base group and to
your area of the web site.Divide
the material into sections for each member to study.Get
back together and compile a document that describes the most important
ideas included in your area.
an attachment of the document to each member of your expert group and Dr.
to your group to share what you have learned.
Updated, Spring Semester, 2000
Adapted from Karen Milligan
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