skip to content
Changing minds : computers, learning, and literacy Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

Changing minds : computers, learning, and literacy

Author: Andrea A DiSessa
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : MIT Press, ©2000.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"While written at a level that anyone with a good acquaintance with high school science can understand, the book reflects the depth and breadth of the issues surrounding technology in education. Rejecting the simplistic notion that the computer is merely a tool for more efficient instruction, diSessa shows how computers can be the basis for a new literacy that will change how people think and learn. He discusses the  Read more...
Rating:

(not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrea A DiSessa
ISBN: 0262041804 9780262041805
OCLC Number: 42290166
Notes: "A Bradford book."
Description: xix, 271 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Computational media and new literacies-the very idea --
How it might be --
Snapshots: a day in the life --
Foundations of knowledge and learning --
Intuition and activity elaborated --
Explaining things, explainable things --
Designing computer systems for people --
More snapshots: kids are smart --
Stepping back, looking forward.
Responsibility: Andrea A. DiSessa.

Abstract:

"While written at a level that anyone with a good acquaintance with high school science can understand, the book reflects the depth and breadth of the issues surrounding technology in education. Rejecting the simplistic notion that the computer is merely a tool for more efficient instruction, diSessa shows how computers can be the basis for a new literacy that will change how people think and learn. He discusses the learning theory that explains why computers can be such powerful catalysts for change in education, in particular, how intuitive knowledge is the platform on which students build scientific understanding. He also discusses the material and social reasons for the computer's potential and argues for "two-way literacies," where everyone is a creator as well as consumer of dynamic and interactive expressive forms. DiSessa gives many examples from his work using the Boxer computer environment, an integrated software system designed to investigate computational literacies."--Jacket.

Reviews

User-contributed reviews
Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Tags

Be the first.
Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Linked Data


Primary Entity

<http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/42290166> # Changing minds : computers, learning, and literacy
    a schema:Book, schema:CreativeWork ;
    library:oclcnum "42290166" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/mau> ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Place/cambridge_mass> ; # Cambridge, Mass.
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/education_informatique> ; # Éducation--Informatique
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/apprentissage_psychologie_de_l> ; # Apprentissage, Psychologie de l'
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/studievaardigheden> ; # Studievaardigheden
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/cognitieve_vaardigheden> ; # Cognitieve vaardigheden
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/alphabetisation> ; # Alphabétisation
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/computergestuurd_onderwijs> ; # Computergestuurd onderwijs
    schema:about <http://dewey.info/class/370.285/e21/> ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/999859> ; # Literacy
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/computerunterstutztes_lernen> ; # Computerunterstütztes Lernen
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/lerntheorie> ; # Lerntheorie
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/alfabetisme> ; # Alfabetisme
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/902579> ; # Education--Data processing
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/995009> ; # Learning, Psychology of
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/mens_computer_interactie> ; # Mens-computer-interactie
    schema:about <http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85041001> ; # Education--Data processing
    schema:about <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/education_et_informatique> ; # Éducation et informatique
    schema:bookFormat bgn:PrintBook ;
    schema:copyrightYear "2000" ;
    schema:creator <http://viaf.org/viaf/94755206> ; # Andrea A. DiSessa
    schema:datePublished "2000" ;
    schema:description "Computational media and new literacies-the very idea -- How it might be -- Snapshots: a day in the life -- Foundations of knowledge and learning -- Intuition and activity elaborated -- Explaining things, explainable things -- Designing computer systems for people -- More snapshots: kids are smart -- Stepping back, looking forward."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/797138750> ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "Changing minds : computers, learning, and literacy"@en ;
    schema:productID "42290166" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/42290166#PublicationEvent/cambridge_mass_mit_press_2000> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Agent/mit_press> ; # MIT Press
    schema:reviews <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/42290166#Review/-768267090> ;
    schema:workExample <http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780262041805> ;
    umbel:isLike <http://bnb.data.bl.uk/id/resource/GBA0Y5025> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/42290166> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Place/cambridge_mass> # Cambridge, Mass.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "Cambridge, Mass." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/alphabetisation> # Alphabétisation
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Alphabétisation"@en ;
    schema:name "Alphabétisation"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/apprentissage_psychologie_de_l> # Apprentissage, Psychologie de l'
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Apprentissage, Psychologie de l'"@en ;
    schema:name "Apprentissage, Psychologie de l'"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/cognitieve_vaardigheden> # Cognitieve vaardigheden
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Cognitieve vaardigheden"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/computergestuurd_onderwijs> # Computergestuurd onderwijs
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Computergestuurd onderwijs"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/computerunterstutztes_lernen> # Computerunterstütztes Lernen
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Computerunterstütztes Lernen"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/education_et_informatique> # Éducation et informatique
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Éducation et informatique"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/education_informatique> # Éducation--Informatique
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Éducation--Informatique"@fr ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/mens_computer_interactie> # Mens-computer-interactie
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Mens-computer-interactie"@en ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/797138750#Topic/studievaardigheden> # Studievaardigheden
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Studievaardigheden"@en ;
    .

<http://id.loc.gov/authorities/subjects/sh85041001> # Education--Data processing
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Education--Data processing"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/902579> # Education--Data processing
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Education--Data processing"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/995009> # Learning, Psychology of
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Learning, Psychology of"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/999859> # Literacy
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Literacy"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/94755206> # Andrea A. DiSessa
    a schema:Person ;
    schema:familyName "DiSessa" ;
    schema:givenName "Andrea A." ;
    schema:name "Andrea A. DiSessa" ;
    .

<http://worldcat.org/isbn/9780262041805>
    a schema:ProductModel ;
    schema:isbn "0262041804" ;
    schema:isbn "9780262041805" ;
    .

<http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/42290166#Review/-768267090>
    a schema:Review ;
    schema:itemReviewed <http://www.worldcat.org/oclc/42290166> ; # Changing minds : computers, learning, and literacy
    schema:reviewBody ""While written at a level that anyone with a good acquaintance with high school science can understand, the book reflects the depth and breadth of the issues surrounding technology in education. Rejecting the simplistic notion that the computer is merely a tool for more efficient instruction, diSessa shows how computers can be the basis for a new literacy that will change how people think and learn. He discusses the learning theory that explains why computers can be such powerful catalysts for change in education, in particular, how intuitive knowledge is the platform on which students build scientific understanding. He also discusses the material and social reasons for the computer's potential and argues for "two-way literacies," where everyone is a creator as well as consumer of dynamic and interactive expressive forms. DiSessa gives many examples from his work using the Boxer computer environment, an integrated software system designed to investigate computational literacies."--Jacket." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.