TABLE 4

POSSIBLE ACTIVITIES, OPERATIONS AND OUTCOMES
USING NETWORK COMPUTERS IN THE
CONTEXT OF A PROJECT-BASED APPROACH

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Types of activities Types of operations Outcomes
Nature Agents in relation Information Interpersonal interaction
Individual activities

An individual and:

another individual

Locate or send information
Initiate E-mail exchange

An article on his town or region
a small group Report to his working group Argue his opinion within a working group A database on a topic
a class Make a presentation using computer materials Lead a discussion on a problem raised in class An article for the class electronic journal
any other network site Create a Web page Send a message to a discussion group Correcting false information on a site
Small group activities

A small group
and:

an individual

Initiation into a way to proceed or do things Question an expert Regular information sent to an isolated individual
a small group Exchange information Exchange opinions Suggest a common solution to a problem
a class Introduce the class to a new site felt to be relevant Use a game to discover research findings Report on a topic or subtopic
any other network site Collect data from various sites around a topic Discuss the results of a shared experiment on-line Add opinions or information to site content
Collective activites A class
and:

an individual
Brief someone in authority on a local problem In class, go deeper into a topic with an invited guest A personalized guide for checking certain sites
a small group Clearly indicate what is expected of each group or team Question a small group about its work methods A synthesis of each team’s work
one or more other classes On a network, report the outcome of a class project Conduct parallel historical research in two different regions Shared Web pages on a specific topic
any other network site Go on virtual outings Take part in an international project Specific contribution to a large-scale activity