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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.
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
Appendix 1. Reports of Stream Rapporteurs
Appendix 2. Debates
Appendix 3. Conference Committees
Appendix 4. Scientific Program and Speakers
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- © Pergamon 1988
- 1st January 1988
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