Children in the Information Age - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780080364643, 9781483159027

Children in the Information Age

1st Edition

Opportunities for Creativity, Innovation and New Activities

Editors: Blagovest Sendov Ivan Stanchev
eBook ISBN: 9781483159027
Imprint: Pergamon
Published Date: 1st January 1988
Page Count: 249
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Description

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


Details

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

About the Editor

Blagovest Sendov

Ivan Stanchev