Interaction of Media, Cognition, and Learning: An Exploration of How Symbolic Forms Cultivate Mental Skills and Affect Knowledge Acquisition

Interaction of Media, Cognition, and Learning: An Exploration of How Symbolic Forms Cultivate Mental Skills and Affect Knowledge Acquisition

by Gavriel Salomon

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ISBN-13: 9781136483301
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 12/06/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 310
File size: 1 MB

Table of Contents

Contents: R.E. Snow, Foreword. H. Gardner, Foreword. Preface. The Author. Reexamining Educational Research and Conceptions of Media. Characteristics of Symbol Systems. Relationships of Symbol Systems to Cognition. Differential Uses of Mental Skills for Learning. Cultivation of Mental Skills through Symbolic Forms. Impact of Films Designed to Cultivate Mental Skills. Effects of "Sesame Street" on Television-Naive Children. Cross-Cultural Cognitive Effects of Television Exposure. Interaction of Media, Cognition, and Learning: Summary and Reflections.

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