USING THE WEB IN TEACHING

Drexel University, OCS Seminar on the Use of the World Wide Web in Teaching 4/30/97
James E. Mitchell

What I'm Doing Electronically

EMail

Immediate Communication

Aspects

Collaborative Writing

WWW

Syllabus & Assignments

WWW

Student submissions

Photos

To help me remember names.

What I do Face to Face

Group Exercises

Brainstorming, Comparisons

Progress Critique

Understanding Criteria, Group-Specific issues

Individual Counseling

Often related to group dynamics.

What I put on Paper

Grading

FileMaker for individual comments. Sample output.

What enhancement does WWW provide to Students

Architectural Engineering Systems

The work of the entire class is visible both at presentation and as reference material.

Communication Organization

Enhanced by restrictions of web production

Teamwork

Mechanical necessity of coordination; ease of integrating electronic documents.

WWW Search Skills

Information retrieval and use.

WWW Creation

A skill which will be useful throughout their careers.

Where have I documented my experience More Formally

Paper for American Society of Engineering Education 6/97

Using the World Wide Web in an Architectural Engineering Design Course

Using the Web in Teaching - J. Mitchell 4/30/97