Developing an online map mind-tool to help college students learn socio-scientific issues: An example of disaster prevention knowledge

Yi Xuan Wu, Huei Tse Hou, Kuo-En Chang

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Abstract

This study aims to develop an online map mind tool to help college students learn about the socio-scientific issues regarding disaster prevention knowledge. This mind tool provides functions for location search, annotation, and data collection that can help the students to construct knowledge and knowledge combinations. Through empirical research, this study explores the students' learning effects and attitudes. Based on the preliminary research results, we find that this tool promotes the college students' learning about the socio-scientific issues around disaster prevention knowledge.

Original languageEnglish
Pages18-21
Number of pages4
Publication statusPublished - 2012 Jan 1
Event20th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2012 - Singapore, Singapore
Duration: 2012 Nov 262012 Nov 30

Other

Other20th International Conference on Computers in Education, ICCE 2012
CountrySingapore
CitySingapore
Period12/11/2612/11/30

Keywords

  • Mind tools
  • Online map
  • Socio-scientific issues

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Science (miscellaneous)
  • Education

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