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  1. Making Minds Less Well Educated Than Our Own

    By Roger C. Schank

    In the author's words: "This book is an honest attempt to understand what it means to be educated in today's world." His argument is this: No matter how important science and technology seem to industry or government or indeed to the daily life of people, as a society we believe that those educated...

    Published April 1st 2004 by Routledge

  2. Scrooge Meets Dick and Jane

    By Roger C. Schank

    To hear politicians talk, one would think the entire purpose of school is to assess children rather than educate them. Excitement about learning doesn't seem to be on anyone's agenda. The villains are those who profit from testing mania, make the tests, coach for testing, publish the books on which...

    Published January 1st 2001 by Routledge

  3. Inside Multi-Media Case Based Instruction

    Edited by Roger C. Schank

    The fourth in the Inside series, this volume includes four theses completed under the editor's direction at the Institute for the Learning Sciences at Northwestern University. This series bridges the gap between Schank's books introducing (for a popular audience) the theories behind his work in...

    Published May 1st 1998 by Routledge

  4. Engines for Education

    By Roger C. Schank, Chip Cleary

    Most six-year-olds can't wait to go to school on that first day in September. It's a sign of coming of age. They get to go to school like the big kids. For an alarmingly large number of these children, however, boredom, anxiety, and fear of learning quickly set in. This happens because societies...

    Published May 1st 1995 by Routledge

  5. Inside Case-Based Explanation

    Edited by Roger C. Schank, Alex Kass, Christopher K. Riesbeck

    Series: Artificial Intelligence Series

    This book is the third volume in a series that provides a hands-on perspective on the evolving theories associated with Roger Schank and his students. The primary focus of this volume is on constructing explanations. All of the chapters relate to the problem of building computer programs that can...

    Published May 1st 1994 by Psychology Press

  6. Beliefs, Reasoning, and Decision Making

    Psycho-Logic in Honor of Bob Abelson

    Edited by Roger C. Schank, Ellen Langer

    It is not unusual for a festschrift to include offerings from several areas of study, but it is highly unusual for those areas to cross disciplinary lines. This book, in doing just that, is a testimony to Bob Abelson's impact on the disciplines of social psychology, artificial intelligence and...

    Published May 1st 1994 by Psychology Press

  7. Inside Case-Based Reasoning

    By Christopher K. Riesbeck, Roger C. Schank

    Series: Artificial Intelligence Series

    Introducing issues in dynamic memory and case-based reasoning, this comprehensive volume presents extended descriptions of four major programming efforts conducted at Yale during the past several years. Each descriptive chapter is followed by a companion chapter containing the micro program version...

    Published July 1st 1989 by Psychology Press

  8. Reading and Understanding

    Teaching From the Perspective of Artificial Intelligence

    By Roger C. Schank

    Series: Psychology of Reading and Reading Instruction Series

    Researchers in Artificial Intelligence have discovered a great deal about reading while striving to teach computers to read. This information, however, has been of small benefit in our schools since AI researchers usually have little contact with educators or researchers involved with teaching...

    Published January 1st 1982 by Psychology Press

  9. Scripts, Plans, Goals, and Understanding

    An Inquiry Into Human Knowledge Structures

    By Roger C. Schank, Robert P. Abelson

    Series: Artificial Intelligence Series

    First published in 1977. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published July 1st 1977 by Psychology Press

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