To Learn More about the Theories Guiding Our Approach to Simulations as Part of Tutor Education


Selected Publications about Situated Learning

Gee, James Paul. “The New Literacy Studies: From ‘Socially Situated’ to the Work of the Social.” Situated Literacies: Reading and Writing in Context. Ed. David Barton, Mary Hamilton, and Roz Ivanič. London: Routledge, 2000. 180-209. Print.

—. What Video Games Have to Teach Us about Learning and Literacy. 2nd ed. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2007. Print.

Wenger, Etienne. Communities of Practice: Learning, Meaning, and Identity. Cambridge: Cambridge UP, 1998. Print.


Selected Publications about Functional Fidelity in Simulations

de Jong, Ton. “The Guided Discovery Principle in Multimedia Learning.” In The Cambridge Handbook of Multimedia Learning. Ed. Richard E. Mayer. New York: Cambridge UP, 2005. 214-228. Print.

Romiszowski, Alexander. “The Development of Physical Skills: Instruction in the Psychomotor Domain.” Instructional Design Theories and Models, Volume 2: A New Paradigm of Instructional Theory . Ed. Charles M. Reigeluth. Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum, 1999. Print.


Selected Publications about Scaffolded Learning and Feedback

Schutt, Maria. “Scaffolding for Online Learning Environments: Instructional Design Strategies That Provide Online Learning Support.” Educational Technology 43.6 (2003): 28-35. Print.


Publications about CS/CR Builder in Writing Center Tutor Education

Hughes, Bradley, and Melissa Tedrowe.  “Introducing Case Scenario/Critical Reader Builder: Creating Computer Simulations to Use in Tutor Education.”  The Writing Lab Newsletter 38.1-2 (2013): 1-4. Print.