Be Active and Explore

An Interactive Online Walk as an Example of Engaging Place-Based Learning
Conference paper
Part of the Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing book series (AISC, volume 715)

Abstract

This paper focuses on cross-curricular instruction that encompasses place-based learning (as defined by Sobel, Elder and Lane-Zucker), location-based learning (one mediated by mobile platforms; as understood by Yehiel and Ziv, followers of Walter Benjamin and his distinction between the concepts of a tourist and a wandering man), problem-and-quest-based learning (particularly in its task-based aspect embracing tacit knowledge and supporting student choice) and project-based learning. It also shows how this type of “eclectic instruction” can be used to boost teenage student engagement and make young adults genuinely interested in local culture and history, examined through the tinted spectacles of a foreign language.

Keywords

Place-based learning Location-based learning Project-based learning 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.WSB UniversityPoznanPoland

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