Computers as Mindtools for Schools Engaging Critical Thinking

ISBN-10: 0130807095

ISBN-13: 9780130807090

Edition: 2nd 2000 (Revised)

Authors: David H. Jonassen

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For instructors who focus on critical thinking applications of technology, this text is an excellent choice for upper-level undergraduate/graduate courses in Educational Applications of Computers, Educational Technology and Critical Thinking. This text provides a thorough explanation of Mindtoolsalternative ways of using computer applications to engage learners in constructive, higher-order thinking about specific areas of study. It presents a rationale for using these tools, discusses individual Mindtools and their use, and suggests effective ways to teach with each Mindtool.
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List price: $50.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2000
Publisher: Prentice Hall PTR
Publication date: 7/29/1999
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 297
Size: 7.50" wide x 9.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.100
Language: English

What Are Mindtools? what Do They Do?
What Are Mindtools?
Critical Thinking: The Goal of Mindtools
Semantic Organization Tools.
Databases as Mindtools.
Semantic Networks (Concept Maps) as Mindtools
Dynamic Modeling Tools
Spreadsheets as Mindtools
Expert Systems as Mindtools
Systems Modeling as Mindtools
Microworlds as Mindtools
Interpretation Tools
Intentional Information Search Tools as Mindtools
Visualization Tools as Mindtools
Knowledge Construction Tools
Hypermedia as Mindtools
Conversation Tools
Synchronous Conferencing as Mindtools
Asynchronous Conferencing as Mindtools
Implementing Mindtools
Entailments of Mindtools
Assessing Learning with Mindtools
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