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ERIC Number: ED226993
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 280
Abstractor: N/A
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ISBN: ISBN-0-85038-565-2ISBN-0-89397-138-3
Computers and Education. World Yearbook of Education 1982/83.
Megarry, Jacquetta, Ed.; And Others
This six-part yearbook, consisting of individual papers, focuses on various aspects of computers and microtechnology in education. Issues and problems are addressed in part 1, including: computer role in thinking, learning, and educating; teachers' unions and the impact of computer-based technologies; evaluation of computer-assisted learning; education and miseducation by computers; and computers and education: a solution in search of a problem. Computers in action is the subject of part 2, addressing pupil-centered classrooms; microcomputers and teacher's needs; computer roles in managing learning; computer as a medium for distance education; an example of a software library and its dissemination; and computers and handling of information. Five national case studies are presented in section 3, discussing the "10,000 microcomputers plan" in France; Microelectronics Education Programme in the United Kingdom; educational computing in South Africa and Quebec; and software/geography teaching in New Zealand. Computers and the curriculum is considered in part 4, focusing on computers and teacher education; computer studies and computer education; the promise of microcomputers in developing basic skills; computer-based approaches to overcoming language handicaps; and the British Broadcasting Corporation in computer literacy for adults. A bibliography and biographical notes on contributers (part 5) and a glossary (part 6) are also included. (JN)
Nichols Publishing Company, P.O. Box 96, New York, NY 10024 (ISBN-0-89397-138-3, deposit copy, list price, $35); Kogan Page Ltd., 120 Pentonville Rd., London N1 9JN (ISBN-0-85038-565-2).
Publication Type: Books; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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Authoring Institution: Nichols Publishing Co., NY.
Note: For related documents see ED 194 451 and ED 209 216.