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What is Authentic Education

Handbook of Research on Education and Technology in a Changing Society
Is situated learning that lets students encounter and master real life situations or situations that resemble real life.
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Authentic Education: Affording, Engaging, and Reflecting
Francisco Cua (Academy of Unit Standards (Hong Kong) Limited, Hong Kong)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-6046-5.ch047
Active learning challenges students to take ownership of their learning engagements by engaging actively in developing skills, which includes literary skills, linking the practice to theory, as well as thinking about practical and theoretical implications. Textual analysis of their learning journals revealed that students who chose “authentic education” over “instructionism” understood the technical issues of the knowledge better. They were also more creative and committed. Their learning process conveys that they are empowered in understanding the connections between the practical and theoretical dimensions and that they are open to deal with uncertainty. The findings indicate that the construction of learning by self-directed and empowered students can be formed by a community of these students. This is explored in this chapter.
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3D Printing Interdisciplinary Learning for Complex Problems
Used to describe learning activities that are based on projects that are meaningful to the participants.
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