Digital Observation Technology Skills: Incorporating Modern Digital Technology Into Outdoor Experiential Education

Date: 
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Resource Type:
Peer-reviewed article
Environment Type: 
Media and Technology, Websites, Mobile Apps, and Online Media, Public Programs, Park, Outdoor, and Garden Programs, Professional Development, Conferences, and Networks, Professional Development and Workshops, Informal/Formal Connections, K-12 Programs
Audience: 
Elementary School Children (6-10) | Middle School Children (11-13) | Youth/Teen (up to 17) | Adults | Educators/Teachers | Museum/ISE Professionals | Evaluators | Learning Researchers
Discipline: 
Climate | Ecology, forestry, and agriculture | Geoscience and geography | Life science | Nature of science | Technology
Organization:
University of Wisconsin–Extension, Upham Woods Outdoor Learning Center
Description or Abstract: 

Digital Observation Technology Skills (DOTS) is a framework for integrating modern, mobile technology into outdoor, experiential science education. DOTS addresses longstanding tensions between modern technology and classical outdoor education by carefully selecting appropriate digital technology for educational purposes and by situating these tools in classical experiential pedagogy.

Citation
ISSN:
2475-8779
Publication Name: 
Connected Science Learning
Volume: 
5
Number: 
3
Document:

Team Members

R. Justin HoughamR. Justin HoughamAuthor
Marc NutterMarc NutterAuthor
Caitlin GrahamCaitlin GrahamAuthor

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