MAS.714J / STS.445J Technologies for Creative Learning

Fall 2004

Classroom technology.
Workshop participant creates a new learning device. (Image courtesy of Prof. Mitchel Resnick.)

Course Highlights

This course features a complete set of readings from the class, including links to online readings, and the assignments from the class.

Course Description

This course explores how new technologies can help people learn new things in new ways. It analyzes principles and strategies underlying the design of innovative educational technologies and creative learning environments, drawing on specific case studies such as the LEGO Programmable Brick and Computer Clubhouse after-school learning centers. The course will include hands-on activities, analyses of learning experiences, and design of new tools and activities.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.

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Prof. Mitchel Resnick

Course Meeting Times

One session / week
2 hours / session