“Learning methods that are embedded in authentic situations are not merely useful; they are essential.”
- Brown, Collins & Duguid. 1989
What are authentic tasks? Explore the links to learn more about authentic tasks, to
investigate examples of web environments that use authentic tasks, and to read the
theoretical ideas that provide the foundation for the approach.
The research project
This website shares resources and reports on a three year project funded by the Australian Research Council (ARC) entitled: Authentic activity as a model for web-based learning.
Professor Tom Reeves, University of Georgia
Website created by:
EmLab, a division of the University of Wollongong's Faculty of Education, and Mr Rob Peterson
© 2006 Faculty of Education, University of Wollongong.