ERIC Number: ED364521
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
Teacher Education in Logo-Based Environments.
Schuyten, G., Ed.; Valcke, M., Ed.
This book is the result of a cooperative project of several European countries--Belgium, Greece, Ireland, the Netherlands, Portugal, Spain, and the United Kingdom. Each country involved provides a chapter outlining a national project or a specific organization presents its own approach and initiatives to teacher education, with particular reference to Logo. An introductory chapter presents a discussion of Logo-features, teaching and learning with Logo, the impact of Logo on teaching and learning, constructivism, the potential of Logo, and the dimensions of microworlds. The overall purpose of the volume is: to present a range of approaches to teacher education in Logo-based environments; to raise issues in relation to principles when using Logo in a teacher education environment; to define the variety of aims of teacher education in Logo-based environments; and to highlight the value of Logo in teacher education programs. Specific chapters feature a variety of examples of teacher education initiatives; key features of initiatives that influence success or failure of teacher education; approaches to the evaluation of projects; references to support materials; theoretical foundations of teacher education approaches, and specific implementations of these theoretical points of view. (LL)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Constructivism (Learning), Education Courses, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education, National Programs, Program Design, Program Effectiveness, Teacher Education Programs, Teacher Educators, Teaching Methods, Theory Practice Relationship
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Commission of the European Communities, Brussels (Belgium).
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Belgium; Greece; Ireland; LOGO System; Microworlds; Netherlands; Portugal; Spain; United Kingdom