Educational computing: a reader
Wiley in association with the Open University, Feb 24, 1987 - Education - 340 pages
The papers contained in this volume assess the recent developments arising from the introduction of microcomputers into schools. Contributors reflect critically on current practice in educational computing, offering teachers, parents, and learning theorists vital information on the impact of microcomputers in the classroom. The book is divided into four parts offering a review of developments and covering educational computing practice, educational software, and the future of educational computing. Topics covered include computers and teacher education, the evaluation of student learning, LOGO programming and problem solving, ``Why PROLOG?,'' an introduction to artificial intelligence, a case study of knowledge engineering, production systems for modelling human cognition, a prototype electronic encyclopedia, and much more.
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