Children in the Information Age

Children in the Information Age

Opportunities for Creativity, Innovation and New Activities

1st Edition - January 1, 1988

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  • Editors: Blagovest Sendov, Ivan Stanchev
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483159027

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Children in the Information Age: Opportunities for Creativity, Innovation and New Activities contains selected papers from the Second International Conference and Exhibition ""Children in the Information Age: Opportunities for Creativity, Innovation and New Activities,"" held in Sofia, Bulgaria, 19-23 May 1987. The contributions made by researchers at the conference covered topics such as the past, present, and future of school informatics in the USSR; the family computer boom and its implications for computer literacy; the new meanings of literacy related to new information and communication technologies; computer use in education; and literacy in the information age. Other papers dealt with computer-based training in India; knowledge based systems for use in pedagogical contexts; informatics competitions in Germany; the information age; information and communication technology in the French educational system; and the role of information technology in education in Australia. The final two chapters present the recommendations that emerged from the conference as well as the recommendations of the Working Meeting of Editors of Journals and Magazines on Informatics in Education.

Table of Contents


  • Address of Todor Zhivkov, State Council President of the P.R. of Bulgaria to Participants in the Second International Conference "Children in the Information Age: Opportunities for Creativity, Innovation and New Activities"

    A Critique of Technocentrism in Thinking about the School of the Future

    Conceptual Threads of Datalogy, Informatics and Information Technology

    School Informatics in the USSR: From Literacy to Culture

    Which Has the Most Powerful Influence on Children: Computer Literacy, School or Home?

    Informatics In and Out of School

    New Meanings of Literacy

    Computer Use in Education. Trends Challenges and Opportunities

    Literacy in the Information Age

    Informatics in Education for Children-The Indian Plan Experience and Projections

    On Cognitive Processes in Education. A Model for Use of Knowledge Based Systems in Education

    Computers and Measurement

    German Informatics Competitions

    The Information Age in Focus

    New Technologies in Education for New Access to Information and New Hierarchy of Communication

    The Second Wave: Information Technology and Literacy

    Children in the Information Age

    Closing Speech of Academician Blagovest Sendov (Bulgaria)

    Recommendations of the International Conference "Children in the Information Age: Opportunities for Creativity, Innovation and New Activities", Sofia, Bulgaria, 19-23 May 1987

    Recommendations of the Working Meeting of Editors of Journals and Magazines on Informatics in Education

    Appendices

    Appendix 1. Reports of Stream Rapporteurs

    Appendix 2. Debates

    Appendix 3. Conference Committees

    Appendix 4. Scientific Program and Speakers


Product details

  • No. of pages: 249
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1988
  • Published: January 1, 1988
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483159027

About the Editors

Blagovest Sendov

Ivan Stanchev

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