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Using Scaffolded Learning for Developing Higher Order Thinking Skills

Muntean, Cristina Hava and Lally, John (2007) Using Scaffolded Learning for Developing Higher Order Thinking Skills. In: 7th Information Technology and Telecommunications Conference, 25-26 October 2007, Institute of Technology Blanchardstown, Dublin.

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Abstract

This paper presents a research study that investigates whether a scaffolded learning structure such as a WebQuest can be used to effectively develop higher order thinking. The results from this study proved that through the use of scaffolded support and collaboration, teachers can effectively direct students learning and help them to gain higher order thinking skills moving beyond simple rote learning and towards the higher levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy.

Item Type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
Subjects: Q Science > QA Mathematics > Electronic computers. Computer science
T Technology > T Technology (General) > Information Technology > Electronic computers. Computer science
Divisions: School of Computing > Staff Research and Publications
Depositing User: CAOIMHE NI MHAICIN
Date Deposited: 20 May 2014 08:58
Last Modified: 20 May 2014 08:58
URI: http://trap.ncirl.ie/id/eprint/1279

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