Children, Classrooms and Computers

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  • ISBN-13: 9781850006442
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis, Inc.
  • Publication date: 1/1/1993
  • Pages: 250
  • Product dimensions: 8.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 2.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface and Acknowledgments
Introduction: More Questions than Answers 1
Ch. 1 Computers and Exploratory Learning in the Classroom 19
Ch. 2 Siuli's Maths Lesson: Autonomy or Control? 26
Ch. 3 A Case Study of Microcomputers in Art Education 39
Ch. 4 Appropriate Tools? IT in the Primary Classroom 78
Ch. 5 Word-Processors and Collaborative Writing 92
Ch. 6 What Can't Speak Can't Lie: Computers and Records of Achievement 98
Ch. 7 The Training Materials Network 115
Ch. 8 Mapping the Offers: Databases of Special Educational Needs/INSET 124
Ch. 9 Computing: An Ideal Occupation for Women? 130
Ch. 10 Gender Equity and Computing in Secondary Schools: Issues and Strategies for Teachers 147
Ch. 11 Computers, Dominant Boys and Invisible Girls: Or 'Hannah, it's not a toaster, it's a computer!' 160
Ch. 12 Micros in Action: Three Classroom Case Studies 190
Epilogue: Technological Literacy: Where Do We All Go From Here? 212
Notes on Contributors 233
Index 236
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