Computers in Education. Volume 2


School of Education and Professional Studies, State University of New York at Potsdam, NY, US

Series: Computer Science, Technology and Applications
BISAC: COM014000

This two-volume collection of diverse international experiences and perspectives on the current use of computers in education is a joint effort of fifty-seven authors from sixteen countries. Most of the chapters describe current work of the authors on the use of computers in their respective areas of education. The material of this volume should be of interest to teacher educators in the areas of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education involved in the use of computers as teaching tools; tertiary education faculty in STEM areas; curriculum developers; policy makers at different levels; and college students in STEM-related programs.

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. An Innovative Teaching Tool Based on Semantic Tableaux for Verification and Debugging of Imperative Programs
(Fernando Pérez Morente and Rafael del Vado Vírseda – Spain)

Chapter 2. Computer Algorithms Applied to Learning Assessment
(Timothy V. Fossum – United States)

Chapter 3. The Role of Interactive Representations in Cognitive Tools for Learning
(Paul Parsons and Kamran Sedig – Canada)

Chapter 4. Interactive Experimentation with Algorithms
(J. Ángel Velázquez-Iturbide, Cristóbal Pareja-Flores, Ouafae Debdi and Maximiliano Paredes-Velasco – Spain)

Chapter 5. Developing a Technology-Team Teaching Model to Enhance the TPACK of Pre-Service Science Teachers
(Syh-Jong Jang – Taiwan)

Chapter 6. Computer-Assisted Laboratory Instruction at the Tertiary Level
(Vladimir Romanenko, Vladimir Neverov and Galina Nikitina – Russia)

Chapter 7. Some Subtleties of Teaching Undergraduate Control Systems
(Mark A. Lau – Puerto Rico)

Chapter 8. Modeling and Visualization of  Fruit Trees in Horticulture
((Ning Xia and Fuhua Li – China; Aishuang Lin – Canada)

Chapter 9. Computers and Software Engineering: Developing New Models for Educating Mathematicians
(G. A. Leonov, V. I. Kiyaev, N. V. Kuznetsov, V. V. Onossovski and S. M. Seledzhi – Russia)

Chapter 10. Mathematics Teaching and Learning in a Technology Rich World
(Thomas Lingefjärd – Sweden)

Chapter 11. Aspects of Elementary Number Theory Illustrated in the Spreadsheet Environment
(David Miller- United States; Stephen Sugden – Australia)

Chapter 12. Computers and Mathematics Teacher Education
(Sergei Abramovich – United States)


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