The Kennedy Center ArtsEdge. Online site, including the National
Standards for the Arts at http://artsedge.kennedy-center.org/professional_resources/
International Society for Technology in Education. Online site,
including the National Educational Technology Standards at http://cnets.iste.org/index.html.
National Center for History in the Schools at UCLA. Online site,
including the National Standards at http://www.sscnet.ucla.edu/nchs/.
National Archives and Records Administration. History in the raw.
Online document at http://www.nara.gov/education/teaching/raw.html.
The NARA has materials and training courses available for teachers,
including a summary workshop called Primary Teaching where
they can develop new units based on the use of primary sources in
American women at work. Online document at http://socialstudies.com/mar/womenwork.html.
Holt, E. (1989). Labor studies in the curriculum. ERIC Digest No.
ASCD Curriculum Handbook. (1995). Social studies summary.
Providence Public Schools. Middle school teachers guide
United States history and government.
Providence Public Schools. Middle school social studies curriculum.
Providence Public Schools. Correlation of the Prentice Hall
The American Nation to the Providence Public Schools 7-12 social
studies curriculum framework.
Bell, B. (1993). The role of anchored instruction in the design
of a hypermedia science museum exhibit. Paper presented at the Annual
Meeting of the American Educational Research Association.
A hypermedia simulation, Sickle Cell Counselor, has been developed
to anchor instruction for museum visitors. A simulated laboratory
test is available, and users may ask questions via interactive video.
Eldredge, R. (1995). Hands-on history. Paper presented at the Annual
Meeting of the Popular Culture Association.
This paper asserts that interactive exhibits are more than just
hands-on activities, but utilize a range of techniques. The variety
of techniques is explained, with examples of various types of exhibits
to involve the visitor in learning.
Wilson, K. (1992). Two multimedia design research projects: Palenque
and the Museum Visitors Project. In The Proceedings for
Applied Learning Technologies Conference.
This paper describes two interactive multimedia research and development
projects. Both share a bias towards discovery based learning and
promote information access and manipulation.
Wilson, K. (1992). Multimedia design research for the Museum Education
Consortiums Museum Visitors Prototype. Paper presented
at the International Conference on Hypermedia and Interactivity
This paper describes the development and design of the Museum Visitors
prototype, an interactive multimedia videodisk. The prototype was
created as part of a larger research effort to explore new discovery
based methods for adults.
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