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The Geometric Supposer: What Is It A Case Of?

The Geometric Supposer: What Is It A Case Of?

Judah L. Schwartz, Michal Yerushalmy, Beth Wilson
September 06, 2016

This volume is a case study of education reform and innovation using technology that examines the issue from a wide variety of perspectives. It brings together the views and experiences of software designers, curriculum writers, teachers and students, researchers and administrators. Thus, it stands...

Work and Technology in Higher Education: The Social Construction of Academic Computing

Work and Technology in Higher Education: The Social Construction of Academic Computing

Mark A. Shields
November 01, 1994

Since the early 1980s, U.S. colleges and universities have become extremely important not only as computational research and development centers, but also as field sites for examining the relationship between technological innovation and sociocultural change. In spite of this, neither academic...

Computers As Cognitive Tools

Computers As Cognitive Tools

Susanne P. Lajoie, Sharon J. Derry
June 01, 1993

Highlighting and illustrating several important and interesting theoretical trends that have emerged in the continuing development of instructional technology, this book's organizational framework is based on the notion of two opposing camps. One evolves out of the intelligent tutoring movement,...

Electronic Quills: A Situated Evaluation of Using Computers for Writing in Classrooms

Electronic Quills: A Situated Evaluation of Using Computers for Writing in Classrooms

Bertram C. Bruce, Andee Rubin, with contributi Barnhardt and Teachers
October 01, 1992

This volume centers on the words and experiences of teachers and students who used QUILL -- a software package developed by the authors to aid in writing instruction. It looks in detail at the stories of these early users and considers questions relevant for other teachers, students, researchers,...

Labnet: Toward A Community of Practice

Labnet: Toward A Community of Practice

Richard Ruopp, Shahaf Gal, Brian Drayton, Meghan Pfister
October 01, 1992

Connected by a computer telecommunications network, ninth-graders from eight high schools scattered thousands of miles across Alaska work together, building a robot submarine to gather samples from the floor of Prince William Sound. This is high school science as some teachers and educational...

Computer Assisted Instruction and Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Shared Goals and Complementary Approaches

Computer Assisted Instruction and Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Shared Goals and Complementary Approaches

Jill H. Larkin, Ruth W. Chabay
January 01, 1992

The fields of computer-assisted instruction and intelligent tutoring systems have had few vehicles for sharing ideas or programs. Different backgrounds and settings meant reading different journals and attending different conferences. The purpose of this book is to foster a mutual understanding of...

Computer Assisted Instruction and Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Shared Goals and Complementary Approaches

Computer Assisted Instruction and Intelligent Tutoring Systems: Shared Goals and Complementary Approaches

Ruth W. Chabay, Jill H. Larkin
January 01, 1992

The fields of computer-assisted instruction and intelligent tutoring systems have had few vehicles for sharing ideas or programs. Different backgrounds and settings meant reading different journals and attending different conferences. The purpose of this book is to foster a mutual understanding of...

Technology in Education: Looking Toward 2020

Technology in Education: Looking Toward 2020

Raymond S. Nickerson, Philip P. Zodhiates
September 01, 1988

Some of today's educational experts were asked to envision the year 2020, when technology has assumed a major role in elementary and secondary education. The informed conjecture that followed is contained in this volume; contributors offer visions of the future as well as specific steps that could...

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