ERIC Number: EJ275232
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982
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Computer Metaphors: Approaches to Computer Literacy.
Peelle, Howard A.
World Future Society Bulletin, v16 n6 p9-16 Nov-Dec 1982
Educators can use different metaphors to achieve an initial understanding of computers: the computer-as-person, tool, brain, map, vitamin, palette, educator, and catalyst. We should not ask what computers can do, but rather, what do we want computers to do? (KC)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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