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Computers & Education

1993 Volume 20, Number 4

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Number of articles: 7

  1. The Non-Neutrality of Educational Computer Software

    Karen Biraimah

    Discusses bias in educational computer software by using examples of database programs to illustrate their cultural selection and amplification functions. Forms of knowledge control are examined,... More

    pp. 283-90

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  2. Minimal Computer Technologies and Learner-Centered Environments: Some New Zealand Experience

    Kwok-Wing Lai

    This paper argues that it is not the technology itself, but instead a learner-centered approach to the use of computers, that will provide the greatest opportunities for students. Three examples... More

    pp. 291-97

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  3. Designing and Using an Open Graphic Interface for Instruction in Geometrical Optics

    Miky Ronen

    Discusses conceptual difficulties in the field of geometrical optics and describes RAY, a microcomputer-based graphic interface that was designed to serve as a teaching aid and as a learning... More

    pp. 299-309

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  4. Structured Programming Techniques: A Study of Relative Complexity--Some Programming Considerations

    M Er

    Examines a previous empirical study on the complexity of structured programing techniques and concludes that all of the Nassi-Schneiderman diagrams which employed structured programing techniques... More

    pp. 311-14

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  5. Structured Programming Complexity Revisited (a Response to the Paper by M. Er)

    R Wayne Headrick

    Responds to the previous article which criticized this author's original empirical study on the complexity of structured programing techniques. The underlying assumptions to the original study are ... More

    pp. 315-16

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  6. Decision Making about Computer Acquisition and Use in American Schools

    Henry Jay Becker

    Discusses the centralization and decentralization of decision making about computer use in elementary and secondary schools based on results of a 1989 national survey. Results unexpectedly indicate... More

    pp. 341-52

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  7. Some Gender Issues in Educational Computer Use: Results of an International Comparative Survey

    Ingeborg Janssen Reinen & Tjeerd Plomp

    Discussion of the results of an international survey of computer use in education focuses on three areas: (1) the degree to which female role models are offered to girls; (2) ways school policies... More

    pp. 353-65

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