Limits to self-organising systems of learning - the Kalikuppam experiment

@article{Mitra2010LimitsTS,
  title={Limits to self-organising systems of learning - the Kalikuppam experiment},
  author={S. Mitra and R. Dangwal},
  journal={Br. J. Educ. Technol.},
  year={2010},
  volume={41},
  pages={672-688}
}
  • S. Mitra, R. Dangwal
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • Br. J. Educ. Technol.
  • What and how much can children learn without subject teachers? In an attempt to find a limit to self organized learning, we explored the capacity of 10–14 year old Tamil-speaking children in a remote Indian village to learn basic molecular biology, initially on their own with a Hole-in-the-Wall public computer facility, and later with the help of a mediator without knowledge of this subject. We then compared these learning outcomes with those of similarly-aged children at a nearby average-below… CONTINUE READING
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