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IASL Research Abstracts: 158

Findings: Students are able to design e-learning environments that provide effective contexts for learning. This approach seems to set in motion deep and lasting change in schools.

Abstract: Despite optimism about new technologies for learning, e-learning innovation has been slow to advance. This research investigated whether an e-learning environment designed by students would scale easily in schools. The Genesis Project is a collaborative undertaking between three schools and a university, and was used to create an opportunity for students as researchers to conceive, prototype and test an e-learning environment in which they and other students could explore ideas of interest to them. See:

Hill, C. (2005). GENESIS -- GENerating e-learning systems in schools. In S. Lee, P. Warning, D. Singh, E. Howe, L. Farmer and S. Hughes (Eds.) IASL Reports 2005: Information leadership in a culture of change. Erie, PA: International Association of School Librarianship.

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