Teaching the Bible through the internet: in the classroom and at a distance
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Simkins, Ronald A.
This essay will argue that the internet provides an "added-value" to education, providing resources for more effective teaching and enhancing the learning of the students. The internet emphasizes written communication, facilitating clarity of thought and serving as the basis for critical thinking. The internet emphasizes the social dimensions of learning, and the students’ own role in their learning. This essay will illustrate the value of the internet for teaching and learning through a case study of transforming a traditional introductory course on the Bible into a distance course.
Simkins, Ronald A. (2000), Teaching the Bible through the internet: in the classroom and at a distance. Journal of Religion & Society, 2.
Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University
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