ERIC Number: EJ398004
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Model-Building and the Use of Computer Simulation of Dynamic Systems.
Mandinach, Ellen B.
Journal of Educational Computing Research, v5 n2 p221-43 1989
Describes the Systems Thinking and Curriculum Innovation (STACI) Project, which is examining the impact of a technology-based curriculum innovation on teaching and learning outcomes in high school science and social studies. Systems thinking is discussed, simulation-modeling software is described, and implications for technology in educational practice are explored. Several problems, solutions, and models are appended. (13 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Courseware, Curriculum Development, Educational Technology, Instructional Innovation, Learning Processes, Microcomputers, Models, Problem Solving, Science Instruction, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Social Studies, Systems Approach
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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