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Computers as Mindtools for Schools By David H. Jonassen

Computers as Mindtools for Schools
by David H. Jonassen

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Provides explanation of Mindtools - alternative ways of using computer applications to engage learners in constructive, higher-order thinking about specific areas of study. This book presents a rationale for using these tools, discusses individual Mindtools and their use, and suggests ways to teach with each Mindtool.
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Computers as Mindtools for Schools: Engaging Critical Thinking by David H. Jonassen

For instructors who focus on critical thinking applications of technology, this text is an excellent choice for upper-level undergraduate/graduate courses in Educational Applications of Computers, Educational Technology and Critical Thinking.

This text provides a thorough explanation of Mindtools-alternative ways of using computer applications to engage learners in constructive, higher-order thinking about specific areas of study. It presents a rationale for using these tools, discusses individual Mindtools and their use, and suggests effective ways to teach with each Mindtool.

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Table of Contents


I. WHAT ARE MINDTOOLS? WHAT DO THEY DO?

1. What Are Mindtools?
2. Critical Thinking: The Goal of Mindtools.

II. SEMANTIC ORGANIZATION TOOLS.

3. Databases as Mindtools.
4. Semantic Networks (Concept Maps) as Mindtools.

III. DYNAMIC MODELING TOOLS.

5. Spreadsheets as Mindtools.
6. Expert Systems as Mindtools.
7. Systems Modeling as Mindtools.
8. Microworlds as Mindtools.

IV. INTERPRETATION TOOLS.

9. Intentional Information Search Tools as Mindtools.
10. Visualization Tools as Mindtools.

V. KNOWLEDGE CONSTRUCTION TOOLS.

11. Hypermedia as Mindtools.

VI. CONVERSATION TOOLS.

12. Synchronous Conferencing as Mindtools.
13. Asynchronous Conferencing as Mindtools.

VII. IMPLEMENTING MINDTOOLS.

14. Entailments of Mindtools.
15. Assessing Learning with Mindtools.

Additional information

GOR007036546
Computers as Mindtools for Schools: Engaging Critical Thinking by David H. Jonassen
David H. Jonassen
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Pearson Education (US)
1999-07-29
297
0130807095
9780130807090
N/A
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