PACO - A Framework for Planning Learning Activities Supported by Computers

Vânia P. de Almeida Neris, Júnia C. Anacleto, Silvia Zem-Mascarenhas, Aparecido Fabiano Pinatti de Carvalho

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Resumo: Many computer tools have been developed to be used in learning activities. However, the effective use of these resources depends on the teachers’ decisions, therefore, it is necessary to assist teachers in the planning of learning activities. This paper presents PACO - a framework for Planning learning Activities supported by COmputers. The essence of PACO is that the design of activities and the choice of computer tools should be addressed by Pedagogical aspects and characteristics of the target-students.

Abstract: Many computer tools have been developed to be used in learning activities. However, the effective use of these resources depends on the teachers’ decisions, therefore, it is necessary to assist teachers in the planning of learning activities. This paper presents PACO - a framework for Planning learning Activities supported by COmputers. The essence of PACO is that the design of activities and the choice of computer tools should be addressed by Pedagogical aspects and characteristics of the target-students.

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DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.5753/cbie.sbie.2007.529-538