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2010

Georgia State University

Middle and Secondary Education Faculty Publications

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New Perspectives On Mathematics Pedagogy, Margaret Walshaw, Kathy T. Nolan, Tony Brown, Tony Cotton, Brent Davis, Elizabeth De Freitas, Moshe Renert, David W. Stinson, Fiona Walls Jan 2010

New Perspectives On Mathematics Pedagogy, Margaret Walshaw, Kathy T. Nolan, Tony Brown, Tony Cotton, Brent Davis, Elizabeth De Freitas, Moshe Renert, David W. Stinson, Fiona Walls

Middle and Secondary Education Faculty Publications

“New Perspectives on Mathematics Pedagogy” represents a serious attempt to understand pedagogy within mathematics classrooms. To that end, this symposium will address the key questions and issues surrounding mathematics pedagogy presently confronting vast numbers of researchers, as well as educators, and policy makers. Organised around presentations, responses, discussion and debate, the symposium is intended not only to enhance understanding but also to stimulate fresh thinking and initiate ongoing critical dialogue about the practice of mathematics pedagogy within teaching and learning settings.


Cooperative Learning Strategies For Teaching About Sub-Saharan Africa, Joseph R. Feinberg, Chara H. Bohan Jan 2010

Cooperative Learning Strategies For Teaching About Sub-Saharan Africa, Joseph R. Feinberg, Chara H. Bohan

Middle and Secondary Education Faculty Publications

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Overwrought Copyright: Why Copyright Law From The Analog Age Does Not Work In The Digital Age’S Society And Classroom, Ewa Mcgrail, J. Patrick Mcgrail Jan 2010

Overwrought Copyright: Why Copyright Law From The Analog Age Does Not Work In The Digital Age’S Society And Classroom, Ewa Mcgrail, J. Patrick Mcgrail

Middle and Secondary Education Faculty Publications

In this article, the authors argue that copyright law, conceived of in an “analog” age, yet made stricter in our present Digital Age, actively stifles creativity among today’s student creators, both by its bias toward content owners and its legal vagueness. They also illustrate that copyright law is too stringent in protecting intellectual content, because physical and virtual objects are not the same thing. They conclude with a call to revise copyright for new media content that meets the needs of both content creators and pre-existing media content owners, and that, most importantly, benefits the education of the creative ...


The Redistricting Game: Teaching Congressional Gerrymandering Through An Online Simulation Game, Emily Juckett, Joseph R. Feinberg Jan 2010

The Redistricting Game: Teaching Congressional Gerrymandering Through An Online Simulation Game, Emily Juckett, Joseph R. Feinberg

Middle and Secondary Education Faculty Publications

An innovative online simulation game that spotlights the problem of gerrymandering can help students understand the congressional redistricting process.


Copying Right And Copying Wrong With Web 2.0 Tools In The Teacher Education And Communications Classrooms, Ewa Mcgrail, J. Patrick Mcgrail Jan 2010

Copying Right And Copying Wrong With Web 2.0 Tools In The Teacher Education And Communications Classrooms, Ewa Mcgrail, J. Patrick Mcgrail

Middle and Secondary Education Faculty Publications

Understanding the tenets of copyright in general, and in particular, in online communication and publishing with Web 2.0 tools, has become an important part of literacy in today’s Information Age, as well as a cornerstone of free speech and responsible citizenship for the future. Young content creators must be educated about copyright law, their own rights as content creators, and their responsibilities as producers and publishers of content derived from the intellectual property of others. As educators, we want to prepare them for responsible and ethical participation in new forms of creative expression in the Information Age. The ...