An Orientation Assistant (OA) for Guiding Learning through Simulation of Electronics Technology in Technology Education

Gisli Thorsteinsson*, Tom Page**, Milka Lehtonen***
*Design and Craft Department,Iceland.
**Department of Design and Technology, UK.
***University of Lapland,Finland.
Periodicity:July - September'2006


This paper puts forward the theoretical underpinning and central aspects of the development and application of the orientation assistant (OA) and presents results concerning its use in university studies. The (OA) is a software tool producing an interactive learning environment offering support in teaching and learning that uses local applications.


Orientation Assistant, Network Based Learning, Simulation, Activity Theory.

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Gisli Thorsteinsson, Tom Page and Milka Lehtonen (2006). An Orientation Assistant (OA) for Guiding Learning through Simulation of Electronics Technology in Technology Education. i-manager’s Journal of Educational Technology, 3(2), 38-48.


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