Computers and Exploratory Learning

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...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: DiSessa, Andrea A. (Editor), Hoyles, Celia (Editor), Noss, Richard (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 1995, 1995
Edition:1st ed. 1995
Series:Nato ASI Subseries F:, Computer and Systems Sciences
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary: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
Physical Description:VIII, 482 p online resource
ISBN:9783642577994