Share Paper: Student engagement through social construction of meaning

  1. Ellen Taricani, Penn State University, United States
Thursday, June 28 3:30-3:50 PM Oud West

Abstract: In completing specific tasks, groups can reflect on the impact of constructing and designing a group project while multiple individual models and background are combined in a type of social influence. Objects are introduced to enhance thinking and processing of concepts toward a better and more complete result. The end result is more student engagement and inclusion of individual thinking. Using devices or drawings to express our thoughts is a common practice but building devices and assembling them into a form of community takes more consideration and processing. Students are often expected to establish connections and share knowledge for group ...