- Contrived experiences are edited copies of reality and are used as substitute for real things when it is not practical or not possible to bring or do the real thing in the classroom.
- We have models, mock up, specimens and objectives or artifacts and simulation. These are varied types of contrived experiences.
- To overcome limitations of space and time. To edit reality for us to be able to focus on parts or a process of a system that we intend to study. To overcome difficulties of size. To understand the inaccessible. And to help the learners understand abstraction.
- The most important things to remember when we make use of contrived experiences, if for one reason or another they could not replace the real things in size and color and we should at least cautions the user or the reader by giving the scale.
Thursday, December 2, 2010
Article#8: What are contrived experiences? What are varied types of contrived experiences? Why do we use contrived experiences? What standards can be used to evaluate contrived experiences?
Posted by Jhoy at 11:02 PM