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ERIC Number: EJ436291
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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ISSN: ISSN-0732-6718
Machine-Mediated Learning in Third-World Schools?
Hawkridge, David
Machine-Mediated Learning, v3 n4 p319-28 1989
This paper analyzes the position facing developing nations seeking a rationale for computer education in schools. It reviews six rationales--social, vocational, pedagogical, catalytic, information technology industry, and cost effectiveness--and discusses ideological reasons for adopting the technology. Economic factors are considered as well as issues of dependency and inequity. (10 notes) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Opinion Papers
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Language: English
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