Rural and remote students, the arts and local history: creative encounters through Web-based learning and e-mentoring

York, Frank, and Henderson, Lyn (2004) Rural and remote students, the arts and local history: creative encounters through Web-based learning and e-mentoring. In: Proceedings of the IADIS International Conference: WWW/Internet 2004 (1), pp. 3-12. From: WWW/Internet 2004, 6-9 October 2004, Madrid, Spain.

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Abstract

Music Uniting Schools, Youth, and Communities through Information Technologies (MUSYC IT) is a multidisciplinary online program developed for children in remote and isolated areas. It addresses rural identity and place through oral history, computer technologies, English composition (of a song lyric) and music composition. A cognitive apprenticeship approach communicating with expert mentors over the Internet is utilised. Research conducted throughout the program identifies particular areas of strength that led to the program's success. Social and educational outcomes are discussed, short- and longer-term effects identified, and the program's transition into a pre-service teacher education program is noted.

Item ID: 7794
Item Type: Conference Item (Refereed Research Paper - E1)
Keywords: arts education; cognitive apprenticeship; distance education; ICT; mentoring; music education
ISBN: 978-972-99353-0-5
Date Deposited: 11 Jan 2010 00:55
FoR Codes: 13 EDUCATION > 1303 Specialist Studies in Education > 130306 Educational Technology and Computing @ 100%
SEO Codes: 95 CULTURAL UNDERSTANDING > 9501 Arts and Leisure > 950104 The Creative Arts (incl. Graphics and Craft) @ 50%
93 EDUCATION AND TRAINING > 9399 Other Education and Training > 939999 Education and Training not elsewhere classified @ 50%
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