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  1. Melda N. Yildiz, Kean University, United States
Wednesday, March 9 11:30 AM-12:30 PM Bellmeade

Abstract: In a project based learning curriculum, participants will be encouraged to learn through a process where they write questions and to integrate new media and technologies into their media projects. When it comes to assessment, usually the instructor’s role is to ask the questions, give the assignments, and judge the products whereas the role of students is to produce successful outcomes. From a constructivist point of view, this is inappropriate in relation to students' learning. Therefore, alternative approaches to project assessment are critical especially in teacher education programs. This study is based on participatory action research. We design a model ...