C60. Rice, R. E., Robinson, J. A., & Caron, B. (2011). Sampling the Sea: Using social media for an online ocean sustainability curriculum. In B. White, I. King, & P. Tsang (Eds.), Social media tools and platforms in learning environments: Present and future (pp. 373-385). NY: Springer Publishing.
The Sampling the Sea
Project is a pilot online
teachers and students in grades 9-12, designed to improve learning
traditionally targeted cognitive dimensions such as knowledge,
to include affective dimensions of learning such as attitudes,
skills, intention, and
efficacy, outcomes of sea food
sustainability science, by means of specially designed curricula and
social media participation, with a multi-source evaluation component.
chapter provides overviews of the need for ocean sustainability
Sampling the Sea Project, pedagogic foundations, the ocean science
sustainability curriculum, the infrastructure/platform, the
and nature of social media activities within the curriculum, the
approach, and summary results.
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