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Re: [BKARTS] Fwd: use of scroll in science education



can you elaborate on your thoughts, particularly your cautions?
i look forward to the dialogue.
jessica

BOOK_ARTS-L@LISTSERV.SYR.EDU writes:
>Making scrolls in cross curricular education venues,
>especially science, I would forewarn you to indulge
>the students with explorations and discussions
>regarding the reasons scrolls are all but extinct in
>current popular book formats... including microfiche.
>The weaknesses (and strengths) of the book structure
>are grounds for a great deal of consternation among
>traditional learners. That said, the creative
>challenges this creates is an amazingly powerful
>springboard for students to lead their readers through
>the many scientific process(es) s/he is investigating.
>
>The scroll can have various "page" widths and
>heights....
>
>
>jessica_levine@ANTIOCHSEA.EDU> wrote:
>> hello folks.
>> i'm doing an investigation for a masters project on
>> the use of the scroll
>> (or concertina/orihon) in science education
>> classrooms as a tool for
>> continual observation journal.
>> i see the scroll as a metaphor for the natural and
>> continuous growth or
>> phases of natural phenomena.
>> here are a few of my assumptions: i believe that
>> > the kinesethics of making a scroll enhances
>> conceptual understanding
>> ,
>> > the scroll unfolds the story
>> ,
>> >. the scroll illustrates continuity; a path
>> ,
>> > in a scroll, it's all there at the same time
>> ,
>> > when you have pages, life (or what you are
>> "studying") gets segmented.
>> .
>> >. therefore, the scroll is a natural metaphor for
>> integration and vehicle
>>  f
>> >or education as a path, not a destination.
>>
>> i'm curious to know what is being done with scrolls
>> in classrooms.
>> and more specifically what are people's thoughts on
>> the use of the scroll
>> (particularly this medium) for developing meaning
>> and understanding in
>> scientific observation.
>>
>> looking forward to response.
>>
>> jessica
>>
>>
>> jessica levine
>> masters candidate
>> antioch university
>> seattle, wa
>>
>>
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"the most important thing is not to stop questioning." --albert einstein

jessica levine
antioch university
seattle, wa

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