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Education and Computing

1987 Volume 3, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 14

  1. The Primary Curriculum and New Technology--Ways and Means

    Gilberte Schuyten

    Discussion of the view of education as a process of development, rather than as knowledge acquisition, focuses on the use of computers and other new information technologies (NITs) in primary... More

    pp. 125-131

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  2. Microcomputers in the Classroom

    Rachelle S. Heller

    Two studies addressed various issues concerning the use of microcomputers in the classroom. One focused on the attitudes and concerns of teachers regarding the use of innovation, such as... More

    pp. 133-149

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  3. Microcomputers and Teacher Training

    David Benzie

    Three articles discuss teacher training and the use of microcomputers in elementry and secondary school curriculums. Highlights include microcomputers in British primary schools; the University of ... More

    pp. 151-169

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  4. A Flexible Inservice Programme

    Bryan Weaver

    Discussion of inservice teacher education focuses on a program in London designed to develop the use of computers in primary schools. Topics discussed include objectives of the program; courses for... More

    pp. 171-178

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  5. Computers in Elementary Education

    Marianne Teague

    Three articles discuss various aspects of computers in elementary education: (1) the use of electronic information services with elementary students in Maryland; (2) the introduction of computers... More

    pp. 179-195

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  6. Computers in Education

    Leon Shuker

    Three articles address different uses of computers in education. British inservice training for primary school teachers using microcomputer-based adventure software is described; fundings of two... More

    pp. 197-211

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  7. Microcomputers in Education

    Barbara Kochan

    Three articles focusing on microcomputers in education discuss (1) a study that investigated children's spelling mistakes and used microcomputers to help improve their spelling; (2) use of... More

    pp. 219-37

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  8. New Technologies in Education

    Sandra Morris

    Three articles on the use of new technologies in education focus on (1) Digital Video Interactive (DVI) Technology and its value in designing and developing educational materials for children; (2) ... More

    pp. 239-57

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  9. Computer Education in Skovde

    Ake Linblom

    Describes possibilities for including computer education in primary and secondary schools in a small Swedish town, and presents a model for cooperation between schools and industry. Topics... More

    pp. 259-63

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  10. Programming Languages or Generic Software Tools, for Beginners' Courses in Computer Literacy?

    Erich Neuwirth

    Discussion of methods that can be used to teach beginner courses in computer literacy focuses on students aged 10-12. The value of using a programing language versus using a generic software... More

    pp. 265-68

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  11. Integrating Informatics into the Curriculum

    Rumen Nikolov

    Describes how informatics is being integrated into the Bulgarian schools' curriculum through the use of microcomputers, Logo, and appropriate software. A set of problems that could be used for... More

    pp. 269-74

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  12. Teacher Training: A Time for Perspective Taking

    June L. Wright & Patricia F. Campbell

    Discussion of integration of microcomputers into the elementary school curriculum emphasizes teacher training, and presents a multiple perspective model for designing computer education courses... More

    pp. 275-80

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  13. Children, Schools and Information Technologies

    Jules M. Zimmer

    Discussion implications of new information technologies for elementary school children highlights compatibility of formats and content; children's capacities; how technology shapes responses; the... More

    pp. 281-86

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  14. Four Reports from Discussion Groups

    Lists key topics considered in four discussion groups at a working conference sponsored by the International Federation for Information Processing (IFIP) in 1987. Topics include effective teacher... More

    pp. 287-89

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