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By David H. Jonassen (auth.), Piet A. M. Kommers, David H. Jonassen, J. Terry Mayes, Alcindo Ferreira (eds.)

Hypermedia know-how wishes an artistic method from the outset within the layout of software program to facilitate human pondering and studying. This publication opens a dialogue of the opportunity of hypermedia and similar ways to supply open exploratory studying environments. The papers within the booklet are in line with contributions to a NATO complicated study Workshop held in July1990 and are grouped into six sections: - Semantic networking as cognitive instruments, - professional structures as cognitive instruments, - Hypertext as cognitive instruments, - Collaborative communique instruments, - Microworlds: context-dependent cognitive instruments, - imposing cognitive instruments. The publication can be helpful should you layout, enforce and evaluation studying courses and who search to flee from inflexible strategies like programmed guideline and behavioristic ways. The ebook provides rules for exploratory platforms that transcend latest metaphors of guide and provokes the reader to imagine in a brand new method concerning the cognitive point of human-computer interaction.

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The teachers from several subjects discussed the inherent hypertext and conceptual mapping approaches and carne to the conclusion that several complicated topics in the curriculum of history could be augmented by a cognitive tool like TextVision. After the mutual exchange of practical examples of how computers could help in this process of didactical innovation we decided to restrict ourselves to the subject of 'history of this century', because of its immediacy and the ease with which it could be related to many different sources of information.

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