Reflections on the History of Computers in Education Early Use of Computers and Teaching about Computing in Schools

This book is a collection of refereed invited papers on the history of computing in education from the 1970s to the mid-1990s presenting a social history of the introduction and early use of computers in schools. The 30 papers deal with the introduction of computer in schools in many countries aroun...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Tatnall, Arthur (Editor), Davey, Bill (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2014, 2014
Edition:1st ed. 2014
Series:IFIP AICT Surveys
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Summary:This book is a collection of refereed invited papers on the history of computing in education from the 1970s to the mid-1990s presenting a social history of the introduction and early use of computers in schools. The 30 papers deal with the introduction of computer in schools in many countries around the world: Norway, South Africa, UK, Canada, Australia, USA, Finland, Chile, The Netherlands, New Zealand, Spain, Ireland, Israel and Poland. The authors are not professional historians but rather people who as teachers, students or researchers were involved in this history and they narrate their experiences from a personal perspective offering fascinating stories
Physical Description:X, 423 p. 14 illus online resource
ISBN:9783642551192