skip to content
TEDTalks : Alan Kay--a powerful idea about teaching ideas Preview this item
ClosePreview this item
Checking...

TEDTalks : Alan Kay--a powerful idea about teaching ideas

Author: Alan Kay; Films Media Group.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); TED Conferences LLC.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2012], ©2008.
Edition/Format:   eVideo : Clipart/images/graphics : EnglishView all editions and formats
Database:WorldCat
Summary:
"The best way to predict the future is to invent it." Alan Kay not only coined this favorite tech-world adage, but has proven its truth several times. A true polymath and inventor, he has combined engineering brilliance with knowledge of child development, epistemology, molecular biology, and more. One of the true luminaries of personal computing, Alan Kay conceived of laptops and graphical interfaces years before  Read more...
Rating:

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

Subjects
More like this

 

Find a copy online

Links to this item

Find a copy in the library

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

Details

Genre/Form: Videorecording
Educational films
Internet videos
Material Type: Clipart/images/graphics, Internet resource, Videorecording
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File, Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Alan Kay; Films Media Group.; Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm); TED Conferences LLC.
OCLC Number: 819773504
Notes: Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films media Group on May 03, 2012.
Title from distributor's description.
Target Audience: 9 & up.
Description: 1 online resource (1 video file (21 min.)) : sound, color
Contents: How The Brain Perceives Images (3:12) --
Reality a Waking Dream (1:49) --
Complexity Versus Simplicity (3:09) --
Different Teaching Methods (4:01) --
Children Learn Through Experimentation (4:15) --
Computer Aids in Simplifying Concepts (2:28) --
Children Are the Future (1:32).
Other Titles: A powerful idea about teaching ideas
Responsibility: TED Conferences LLC.

Abstract:

"The best way to predict the future is to invent it." Alan Kay not only coined this favorite tech-world adage, but has proven its truth several times. A true polymath and inventor, he has combined engineering brilliance with knowledge of child development, epistemology, molecular biology, and more. One of the true luminaries of personal computing, Alan Kay conceived of laptops and graphical interfaces years before they were realized. At XeroxPARC, Apple, HP, and Disney, he developed tools for improving the mind. Kay envisions better techniques for teaching kids by using computers to illustrate experience in many ways - mathematically and scientifically - that only computers can in this TEDTalk.

Reviews

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

Tags

Be the first.

Similar Items

Related Subjects:(2)

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/819773504> # TEDTalks : Alan Kay--a powerful idea about teaching ideas
    a schema:VideoObject, schema:CreativeWork, schema:Movie ;
    library:oclcnum "819773504" ;
    library:placeOfPublication <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163567176#Place/new_york_n_y> ; # New York, N.Y.
    library:placeOfPublication <http://id.loc.gov/vocabulary/countries/nyu> ;
    rdfs:comment "Unknown 'gen' value: cig" ;
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/872451> ; # Computer science
    schema:about <http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1144565> ; # Teaching
    schema:alternateName "A powerful idea about teaching ideas" ;
    schema:contentRating "9 & up." ;
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163567176#Person/kay_alan> ; # Alan Kay
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163567176#Organization/films_for_the_humanities_&_sciences_firm> ; # Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
    schema:contributor <http://viaf.org/viaf/149284014> ; # Films Media Group.
    schema:contributor <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163567176#Organization/ted_conferences_llc> ; # TED Conferences LLC.
    schema:datePublished "2008" ;
    schema:datePublished "2012" ;
    schema:description "How The Brain Perceives Images (3:12) -- Reality a Waking Dream (1:49) -- Complexity Versus Simplicity (3:09) -- Different Teaching Methods (4:01) -- Children Learn Through Experimentation (4:15) -- Computer Aids in Simplifying Concepts (2:28) -- Children Are the Future (1:32)."@en ;
    schema:description ""The best way to predict the future is to invent it." Alan Kay not only coined this favorite tech-world adage, but has proven its truth several times. A true polymath and inventor, he has combined engineering brilliance with knowledge of child development, epistemology, molecular biology, and more. One of the true luminaries of personal computing, Alan Kay conceived of laptops and graphical interfaces years before they were realized. At XeroxPARC, Apple, HP, and Disney, he developed tools for improving the mind. Kay envisions better techniques for teaching kids by using computers to illustrate experience in many ways - mathematically and scientifically - that only computers can in this TEDTalk."@en ;
    schema:exampleOfWork <http://worldcat.org/entity/work/id/1163567176> ;
    schema:genre "Internet videos"@en ;
    schema:genre "Videorecording"@en ;
    schema:genre "Educational films"@en ;
    schema:inLanguage "en" ;
    schema:name "TEDTalks : Alan Kay--a powerful idea about teaching ideas"@en ;
    schema:productID "819773504" ;
    schema:publication <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/819773504#PublicationEvent/new_york_n_y_films_media_group_2012_2008> ;
    schema:publisher <http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163567176#Agent/films_media_group> ; # Films Media Group
    schema:url <http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=13753&xtid=48345> ;
    wdrs:describedby <http://www.worldcat.org/title/-/oclc/819773504> ;
    .


Related Entities

<http://digital.films.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?aid=13753&xtid=48345>
    rdfs:comment "Part of the Films on Demand collection." ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163567176#Agent/films_media_group> # Films Media Group
    a bgn:Agent ;
    schema:name "Films Media Group" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163567176#Organization/films_for_the_humanities_&_sciences_firm> # Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Films for the Humanities & Sciences (Firm)" ;
    .

<http://experiment.worldcat.org/entity/work/data/1163567176#Place/new_york_n_y> # New York, N.Y.
    a schema:Place ;
    schema:name "New York, N.Y." ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/1144565> # Teaching
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Teaching"@en ;
    .

<http://id.worldcat.org/fast/872451> # Computer science
    a schema:Intangible ;
    schema:name "Computer science"@en ;
    .

<http://viaf.org/viaf/149284014> # Films Media Group.
    a schema:Organization ;
    schema:name "Films Media Group." ;
    .


Content-negotiable representations

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

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