Computers and Exploratory Learning

Computers and Exploratory Learning

by Andrea A. DiSessa, Celia Hoyles, Richard Noss
     
 

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Computers are playing a fundamental role in enhancing exploratory learning techniques in education. This volume in the NATO Special Programme on Advanced Educational Technology covers the state of the art in the design and use of computer systems for exploratory learning. Contributed chapters treat principles, theory, practice, and examples of some of the best

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Computers are playing a fundamental role in enhancing exploratory learning techniques in education. This volume in the NATO Special Programme on Advanced Educational Technology covers the state of the art in the design and use of computer systems for exploratory learning. Contributed chapters treat principles, theory, practice, and examples of some of the best contemporary computer-based learning environments: Logo, Boxer, Microworlds, Cabri-Géomètre, Star Logo, Table Top, Geomland, spreadsheets, Function Machines, and others. Emphasis is on mathematics and science education. Synthetic chapters provide an overview of the current scene in computers and exploratory learning, and analyses from the perspectives of epistemology, learning, and socio-cultural studies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783642633591
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
10/28/2012
Series:
Nato ASI Subseries F: (closed) , #146
Edition description:
Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1995
Pages:
482
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

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