ERIC Number: EJ281769
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1983
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Computer Metaphors: Approaches to Computer Literacy for Educators.
Peelle, Howard A.
Weaver of Information and Perspectives on Technological Literacy, v1 n2 p10-11 Spr 1983
Describes several different metaphors to help educators develop constructive approaches to understanding computer applications for teaching and learning. These include the computer as person, tool, brain, map, glass box, vitamin, palette, mentor, and catalyst. Computer-as-palette, for example, considers computer use in facilitating human creativity in arts, music, and other areas. (JN)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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