A College Student's Guide to Computers in Education

A College Student's Guide to Computers in Education

This book is for undergraduate and graduate college and university students, and for others thinking about enrolling in higher education courses, to help them get an education that prepares them for life in our rapidly changing Information Age.

Publication date: 31 Dec 2007

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Paperback: 107 pages

Views: 35,046

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License: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 3.0 Unported

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A College Student's Guide to Computers in Education

A College Student's Guide to Computers in Education This book is for undergraduate and graduate college and university students, and for others thinking about enrolling in higher education courses, to help them get an education that prepares them for life in our rapidly changing Information Age.
Tag(s): Introduction to Computer Science
Publication date: 31 Dec 2007
ISBN-10: n/a
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Paperback: 107 pages
Views: 35,046
Document Type: Textbook
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Post time: 18 Oct 2007 01:31:11
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This short book is for undergraduate and graduate college and university students, and for others thinking about enrolling in higher education courses. The information and ideas presented will help you to obtain an education that will be useful to you throughout your life in our rapidly changing Information Age world.

Change is an underlying theme of this book. You are living at a time of a rapid technological change. The rate of change is increasing. Such change brings with it both threats and opportunities. You can shape your informal and formal education to diminish the threats and increase the opportunities.

Gaining a competitive advantage is another underlying theme of the book. Whatever your areas of interest, you can gain a competitive advantage by developing a higher level of expertise in the areas and by developing an increased level of expertise in using computers in the areas. Computer technology is a powerful aid to representing and helping to solve problems and accomplish tasks in every academic discipline.
 




About The Author(s)


Dave Moursund is a Professor Emeritus in the College of Education at the University of Oregon. Moursund received his doctorate in mathematics (specializing in numerical analysis) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in January 1963. He has been teaching and writing in the field of information technology in education since then.

David Moursund

Dave Moursund is a Professor Emeritus in the College of Education at the University of Oregon. Moursund received his doctorate in mathematics (specializing in numerical analysis) from the University of Wisconsin-Madison in January 1963. He has been teaching and writing in the field of information technology in education since then.


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