ERIC Number: EJ369638
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Teaching a Nineteenth-Century Mode of Thinking through a Twentieth-Century Machine.
Bowers, C. A.
Educational Theory, v38 n1 p41-46 Win 1988
The use of the microcomputer shapes the student's way of thinking, it is argued, thereby reinforcing the patterns of social interaction, the legitimacy of what constitutes knowledge, and the ideology of the educational experience. The computer mediates the cultural transmission process. The role of the teacher as amplifier and clarifier becomes vital. (MT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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