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  1. Globalising Education: Trends and Applications

    By Robin Mason

    This highly topical book charts how the tools of technology are altering the ways in which education is being delivered and received. It looks at the huge impact of the World Wide Web on current educational practice and what this means for the students and teachers involved. It also covers the...

    Published July 8th 1998 by Routledge

  2. Facilitating the Development and Use of Interactive Learning Environments

    Edited by Charles P. Bloom, R. Bowen Loftin

    Intelligent tutoring technology is on the verge of a breakthrough into the mainstream of training and education. Over the past 25 years, researchers have learned not only what it takes to develop an effective intelligent tutoring system (ITS), but also what it takes to deploy and use one--the true...

    Published June 30th 1998 by CRC Press

  3. Recent Progress in Mathematical Psychology

    Psychophysics, Knowledge Representation, Cognition, and Measurement

    Edited by Cornelia E. Dowling, Fred S. Roberts, Peter Theuns

    Series: Scientific Psychology Series

    Mathematical psychology is an interdisciplinary area of research in which methods of mathematics, operations research, and computer science in psychology are used. Now more than thirty years old, the field has continued to grow rapidly and has taken on a life of its own. This volume summarizes...

    Published June 30th 1998 by Psychology Press

  4. 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 April 30th 1998 by Routledge

  5. Handbook of Literacy and Technology

    Transformations in A Post-typographic World

    Edited by David Reinking, Michael C. McKenna, Linda D. Labbo, Ronald D. Kieffer

    The major shift going on today in the technologies of reading and writing raises important questions about conventional conceptions of literacy and its role in education, society, and culture. What are the important characteristics of electronic forms of reading and writing distinguishing them from...

    Published March 31st 1998 by Routledge

  6. The Visual Turn and the Transformation of the Textbook

    By James A. LaSpina

    Is the emerging digital multimedia culture of today transforming the textbook or forever displacing it? As new media of transmission enter the classroom, the traditional textbook is now caught up in a dialogue reshaping the textual boundaries of the book, and with it the traditional modes of...

    Published March 31st 1998 by Routledge

  7. Staff Development in Open and Flexible Education

    Edited by Colin Latchem, Fred Lockwood

    As institutions and organisations around the world move to more open and flexible delivery of educational and training programmes, there is increasing need for effective forms of staff development to encourage and support change. Staff development is not only critical in helping teachers and...

    Published March 18th 1998 by Routledge

  8. Reality By Design

    The Rhetoric and Technology of Authenticity in Education

    By Joseph Petraglia

    Series: Rhetoric, Knowledge, and Society Series

    In the first paragraphs of this volume, the author identifies an "authenticity paradox": that the purported real-worldedness of a learning environment, technique, or task is so rhetorically potent that educators frequently call attention to it in pedagogical conversations to legitimize their...

    Published January 31st 1998 by Routledge

  9. Points of Viewing Children's Thinking

    By Ricki Goldman-Segall, Ricki Goldman

    This book is about learning and ethnography in the context of technologies. Simultaneously, it portrays young people's "thinking attitudes" in computer-based learning environments, and it describes how the practice of ethnography is changing in a digital world. The author likens this form of...

    Published October 31st 1997 by Psychology Press

  10. Teaching and Learning with Multimedia

    By Janet Collins, Michael Hammond, Jerry Wellington

    This book is an introduction to the issues and practicalities of using multimedia in classrooms - both primary and secondary, and across a range of subject areas. The book draws on material from a range of case studies and focuses on areas of concern for teachers and researchers. Using IT...

    Published September 3rd 1997 by Routledge