A Practice Scaffolding Interactive Platform (PracSIP) is a social learning platform which supports students in collaborative project based learning by simulating a professional practice. A PracSIP puts the core tools of the simulated practice at the students' disposal, it organizes collaboration, structures the students' activity, and interactively supports… (More)
This paper presents a holistic framework for evaluating learning materials and designs for learning. A holistic evaluation comprises investigations of the potential learning potential, the actualised learning potential, and the actual learning. Each aspect is explained and exemplified through theoretical models and definitions.
The Danish News Paper Ekstra Bladet has introduced an Internet platform called Redaktionen (The Editorial Office) to support students' production of News Papers. The platform is an example of a PracSIP (Practice Scaffolding Interactive Platform). A PracSIP is a special kind of epistemic game , which is an " immersive, technology-enhanced, role-playing… (More)