Professionals who are on the cutting edge of educational computing discuss, in this provocative new book, one of the most exciting prospects of the field--harnessing the power of the computer to enhance the development of problem-solving abilities. Here is everything that educators will need to know to use computers to improve higher level skills such as problem solving and critical thinking. Current aspects of problem-solving theory, a philosophical case for including programming languages in the curriculum, state-of-the-art research on computers and problem solving, and a look at problem-solving software are included in this comprehensive volume. The research and its application to instruction are grounded in problem-solving theory--making this book a unique and critical addition to the existing literature.aquot;Some form of awareness of onea#39;s own thinking is essential for efficient problem solvingaquot; (Ford, 1981, p. 364). Forda#39;s ... Starting a car may be a problem but the solution is very simple: Take out your key and put it in the ignition. The processanbsp;...
|Title||:||Educational Computing and Problem Solving|
|Author||:||W Michael Reed, John K Burton|
|Publisher||:||CRC Press - 1988-11-23|