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Computer attitude and classroom computers

Proctor, Romina M. J. & Burnett, Paul C. (1996) Computer attitude and classroom computers. Computers in the Schools, 12(3), pp. 33-41.

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Abstract

Computers not only increase the speed and efficiency of our mental efforts, but in the process they also alter the problem-solving tasks we are faced with and, in so doing, they alter the cognitive processes we use to solve problems. Computers are fundamentally changing our forms of thinking (Colc & Griffin, 1980). Therefore, the computer should be seen as not only having the potential to amplify human mental capabilities, but also of providing a catalyst for intellectual development.

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ID Code: 27886
Item Type: Journal Article
Keywords: Computer, Student Attitudes, Access, Computer Tasks
DOI: 10.1300/J025v12n03_05
ISSN: 0738-0569
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (080000) > OTHER INFORMATION AND COMPUTING SCIENCES (089900)
Divisions: Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Division of Research and Commercialisation
Copyright Owner: Copyright 1996 Taylor & Francis
Deposited On: 13 Oct 2009 08:47
Last Modified: 13 Oct 2009 14:12

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