Anchored Instruction and Situated Cognition Revisited (CTGV)

CTGV (Cognition and Technology Group at Vanderbilt) (1993). Anchored instruction and situated cognition revisited. Educational Technology 33(3), 52-70. This article is a follow-up to a piece the group wrote three years earlier, in which they discussed the use of  information-rich videodisc environments (The Young Sherlock Program and The Jasper Woodbury Problem Solving Series) to anchor … Continue reading

Teachers as Designers: Pre- and In-Service Teachers Authoring of Anchor Video as a Means to Professional Development

Petrosino, A.J. and Koehler, M.J. (2007). Teachers as designers: Pre- and in-service teachers authoring of anchor video as a means to professional development. In Goldman, R., Pea, R., Barron, B., & Derry, S. (Eds.) Video research in the learning sciences. Mahwah, NJ: LEA. In this article, the authors present three cases in which pre- and … Continue reading

Anchored Instruction: Why We Need It and How Technology Can Help (Bransford et al.)

Bransford, J. D., Sherwood, R. D., Hasselbring, T. S., Kinzer, C. K., & Williams, S. M. (1990). Anchored instruction: Why we need it and how technology can help. In D. Nix & R. J. Spiro (Eds.), Cognition, education, and multimedia: exploring ideas in high technology. Hillsdale N.J.: L. Erlbaum. The authors discuss the advantages of … Continue reading