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ERIC Number: EJ413731
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0020-4277
Assimilatory Tools for Informal Learning: Prospects in ICAI.
Duchastel, Philip
Instructional Science, v19 n1 p3-9 1990
Discussion of cognitive psychology focuses on two types of cognitive tools--power tools and assimilatory tools--which are geared to information acquisition. The distinction between accommodation and assimilation is explained, implications for the design of intelligent computer-assisted instruction (ICAI) are suggested, and the question of learner control is addressed. (14 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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