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MAS.714J / STS.445J Technologies for Creative Learning

As taught in: Fall 2004

A photo of a contraption made of plastic parts, wires, motors, Popsicle sticks and springs.

Workshop participant creates a new learning device. (Image courtesy of Prof. Mitchel Resnick.)




Prof. Mitchel Resnick

Course Features

Course Description

This course explores how new technologies can help people learn new things in new ways. It analyzes principles and strategies underlying the design of innovative educational technologies and creative learning environments, drawing on specific case studies such as the LEGO Programmable Brick and Computer Clubhouse after-school learning centers. The course will include hands-on activities, analysis of learning experiences, and design of new tools and activities.

*Some translations represent previous versions of courses.