This book reports on the policies and practices regarding computers in education in 20 countries, representing Northern America, Asia, and both the Eastern and Western parts of Europe. Moreover, the editors have analysed and reflected from several perspectives on the richness of the national reports, resulting in chapters on curricular, (in)equity and education paradigmatic aspects of the introduction of computers in education.
Introduction; T. Plomp, et al. Curricular Aspects of Computers in Education; T. Plomp, et al. Cross-National Perspectives on Inequity in Computer Education; R.E. Anderson, V. Lundmark. Educational Paradigms and Models of Computer Use: Does Technology Change Educational Practice? G. Kontogiannopoulou-Polydorides. The Austrian Context of Computers in Education; G. Haider. Policies and Practice in the Belgium French Community with Respect to Computers in Education; E. Boxus, et al. Teaching Informatics in the Bulgarian Schools; P. Assenova, et al. The Policies of China for Computers in Education; J. Zhang. New Information Technologies in the French Educational System; S. Pouts-Lajus, et al. Computers and Education in the Federal Republic of Germany; H.-G. Rommel, M. Lang. Greek Schools and Computer Education: Socio-Cultural Interpretations; G. Kontogiannopoulou-Polydorides, et al. Computers in Education: The Indian Context; A.K. Sharma, S. Singh. New Information Technology in the Irish School System: A Summary; P.J. McKenna. Japan's National Policies on Computers in Education; S. Matsubara. The Korean Context of Computers in Education; U. Huh. Policies on Computers in Education in the Republic of Latvia; A. Grinfelds, A. Kangro. The Luxembourg Context of Computers in Education; A. Werne. Policies on Computers in Education in the Netherlands; T. Plomp, et al. The Slovenian Context of Computers in Education; M. Trobec, M. Setinc. Spanish Policies on New Technologies in Education; E. Veiguela Martinez, C.S.J. Villacorta. Computer Education in Thailand; N. Wattanawaha. New Information Technology in Schools in the United Kingdom; C. Bergen. The United States Context of Computers in Education; R.E. Anderson.
Series: Technology-based Education Series
Number Of Pages: 477
Published: 10th December 2010
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5
Weight (kg): 0.668