Cognition, Education, and Multimedia: Exploring Ideas in High Technology

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Don Nix, Rand J. Spiro
L. Erlbaum, 1990 - Education - 214 pages
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Computers have become a topic of concern, debate, argument, dogmatism, and inquiry among a variety of people who are interested in the fate and effectiveness of the educational system. This book presents working hypotheses of ways in which computers may fit into and/or transform classroom education. Through the exploration of learning and cognitive theory as it infuses technological developments, this volume promises to illuminate a number of important issues, including experiential learning and nontraditional computer-based instruction.

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Comparing Preferences for Contexts
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Summary and Conclusion
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Working and Playing With Stories and Texts
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