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Learning and Instruction Vol. 8, No. 1 pp. 3–12
Three issues are discussed. One concerns the instructional goals of constructivist environments: Are they to be aimed at the processes of social participation and the joint system's operation, or at more lasting attainments of it? A solution is...
This paper examines the gap between the learning potentials that computers provide and the actual impact of computer use on learning and development. It is argued that the computer's unique potential is derived in part from four basic attributes:...
Educational Technology Vol. 24, No. 10 (1984) pp. 7–11
Discusses questions of central importance to researchers interested in educational computing, namely long-range, cumulative effects of computer use; cumulative effects on cognition, emotion, and behavior; identification, conceptualization, and study ...
The question of whether human thinking can come to simulate computer intelligence--i.e., AI in reverse--is addressed in this paper. Examples are given of three computer tools which perform several functions that constitute an intellectual...
Educational Technology Vol. 30, No. 10 (1990) pp. 50–52
Discusses computer labs in schools and argues that they are not effective in integrating computers into the curriculum. Highlights include acquiring computer skills for computer-related classroom activities; the quality of courseware; and a case...
Educational Technology Vol. 16, No. 5 (1976) pp. 25–28
A discussion of three factors which could make a difference in learning from television: the technology involved, the content transmitted, and the symbolic codes into which the messages are coded. (Author/HB)
Educational Researcher Vol. 20, No. 3 (1991) pp. 2–9
Computer technology, like older technologies such as writing, maximizes its potential for enriching intellectual performance when the individual is consciously engaged in the mind-machine partnership. Some change in performance occurs only in...
Theory Into Practice Vol. 37, No. 1 (1998) pp. 4–10
Explores two pedagogical aspects of the reciprocal relationship between the human psyche and current technology, describing how that interaction expands and constrains pedagogy and ultimately teacher education. The paper discusses novel...
Educational Communication and Technology: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Development Vol. 26 (1978) p. 1
Media research in the future is seen as focusing on the educational potentialities of the distinguishing qualities that cut across media in interaction with personal, social, and cultural qualities. Media research will also become better oriented...
Teachers College Record Vol. 100, No. 2 (1998) pp. 222–41
Describes the reciprocity of relationships between recent educationally relevant psychological conceptions and educationally oriented usages of technologies, analyzing recent theory and methodological developments in educational technology and...
Educational Researcher Vol. 15, No. 1 (1986) pp. 13–19
Researchers studying the educational uses of computers can learn from the mistakes of television research. They should: avoid asking whether computers teach better than other media; utilize holistic as well as standard experimental paradigms; and...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 3, No. 2 (1987) pp. 149–69
Discusses the impact of computer programing instruction on cognitive skills and suggests two mechanisms of transfer--low road, from practice, and high road, from generalization. Previous research that tried to measure transfer from programing is...
Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research Vol. 56, No. 2 (2012) pp. 213–228
Results are reported from a study in which teachers' views of highly achieving ninth grade classes in Norway (KappAbel national competition winners) were compared with teachers' views of average achievement classes with regard to the use of...