Educational Computing: Learning with Tomorrow's Technologies

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Allyn and Bacon, 1997 - Computer-assisted instruction - 351 pages
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Focusing on general concepts and the theory and research on teaching, learning and technology, this text is aimed at those who already have basic computing skills. It is geared to answering the question of what a teacher would do differently if he or she had computers in the classroom.

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Contents

An Introduction to Computers in Education
1
Type I and Type II Uses for Computers
17
History Hardware and Software
38
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Cleborne D. Maddux, Ph.D. is Foundation Professor of Counseling and Educational Psychology at the University of Nevada, Reno. Before going to graduate school, he worked for nine years in the public schools of Oregon and Arizona. He earned a master's degree from Arizona State University and a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona. He has been a faculty member and department chair at universities in Texas, Arizona and Nevada. Professor Maddux teaches courses in beginning and advanced statistics. He is the author of books and articles dealing with counseling, special education, and information technology in education.

Jerry W. Willis (PhD, University of Alabama, Clinical Psychology) is Associate Dean for Research in the College of Education at Louisiana State University. Prior to joining LSU, he was Professor of Curriculum and Instruction Technology in the Department of Curriculum and Instruction and Chief Scientist in the Center for Technology in Learning and Teaching at Iowa State University. Dr. Willis has been teaching qualitative research for many years, and has written numerous articles and book chapters on qualitative methods. He has written more than 50 books, conference proceedings and software tutorials, the majority of these works related to teacher education, technology, and higher education. He is also the Editor for the International Journal of Innovation in Higher Education, the Founding Editor of the Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, and the Founder of the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, which will host its 17th annual conference this year.

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