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Machine-Mediated Learning in Third-World Schools?

Machine-Mediated Learning Volume 3, Number 4, ISSN 0732-6718


This paper analyzes the position facing developing nations seeking a rationale for computer education in schools. It reviews six rationales--social, vocational, pedagogical, catalytic, information technology industry, and cost effectiveness--and discusses ideological reasons for adopting the technology. Economic factors are considered as well as issues of dependency and inequity. (10 notes) (Author/DB)


Hawkridge, D. (1989). Machine-Mediated Learning in Third-World Schools?. Machine-Mediated Learning, 3(4), 319. Retrieved March 1, 2021 from .

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