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Construction Education Using The World Wide Web

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Conference

1998 Annual Conference

Location

Seattle, Washington

Publication Date

June 28, 1998

Start Date

June 28, 1998

End Date

July 1, 1998

ISSN

2153-5965

Page Count

13

Page Numbers

3.158.1 - 3.158.13

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https://peer.asee.org/6983

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Cliff J. Schexnayder

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Avi Wiezel

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Session 1221

Construction Education Using the World Wide Web

Cliff J. Schexnayder, Avi Wiezel

Del E. Webb School of Construction

Arizona State University

ABSTRACT

Lecturing is not the purpose of teaching. The purpose is transferring knowledge. The World Wide Web (WWW) helps in distributing information, but can it improve the quality and effectiveness of transferring knowledge? An Arizona State University undergraduate estimating course employs the WWW to support instructional delivery of technical materials. Cooperative learning, multi-media tools, and other electronic resources enhanced the WWW structured course. This course delivery system, using the latest developments in information technology, enables students and instructor to work closely and cohesively in many new ways. Requiring students to use WWW technology and cooperative learning concepts supports knowledge transfer and enables the instructor to effectively reach individual students. The delivery system builds student interest, supports the development of “people” skills, and enhances student teacher communication. Student surveys show that the system does improve the quality and effectiveness of transferring knowledge

Schexnayder, C. J., & Wiezel, A. (1998, June), Construction Education Using The World Wide Web Paper presented at 1998 Annual Conference, Seattle, Washington. https://peer.asee.org/6983

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