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Education and Computing

1992 Volume 8, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Informatics and the Organization of Education

    Tom J. van Weert

    Defines informatics as both a pure and an applied science dealing with information technology and its uses and examines the organization of education from two different perspectives: how... More

    pp. 15-24

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  2. The Use of Computer-Based Systems in the Resource Management of a Developing National Distance Education Programme

    Chris Curran & Ronnie Saunders

    Reviews organizational approaches adopted in different countries for resource management in distance education and compares the cost structure of distance education and conventional education.... More

    pp. 33-39

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  3. Evolution or Revolution? Changes in Teacher Attitudes toward Computers in Education, 1970-1990

    Rolf Kristiansen

    Reports data from 1970, 1978, and 1990 surveys conducted in Norway to determine teacher attitudes toward new information and communication technologies (NICT). The aims of the study were to... More

    pp. 71-78

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  4. Changing the School: Experiences from a Dutch "Technology-Enriched School" Project

    Jef Moonen & Betty Collis

    Describes four areas of educational change: (1) the curriculum, (2) the role of the teachers, (3) the school structure, and (4) student learning. The impact of intensive computer use on each of... More

    pp. 97-102

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  5. A Goal-Oriented Method for Establishing an Electronic College

    Morten Flate Paulsen

    Presents a 10-step goal-oriented method for establishing an electronic college. Commitment to training, support, and motivation of people is advocated, as well as technological expertise. Each of... More

    pp. 113-18

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  6. Organizing Education for Minorities: Enhancing Minority Access and Use of the New Information Technologies in Higher Education

    Paul Resta

    Discusses rapid changes in use of computers and related technologies in colleges and universities; the impact of current inequities in precollege access and use of computers experienced by African-... More

    pp. 119-27

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  7. Impact of Informatics on School Education Systems: National Strategies for the Introduction of Informatics into Schools: Nonsystematic, but Still Systematic

    Takashi Sakamoto

    The introduction of informatics into the national school curriculum in Japan requires changes to educational policy, curricula, methods, facilities, etc. Although the basic functions of the school-... More

    pp. 129-35

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  8. Cooperation between Countries--The Nordic Model

    Ulf Vasstrom

    The Nordic Committee on Educational Software and Technology has been overseeing cooperative development and production of software and technology in all areas of education except the university... More

    pp. 175-79

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