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Interactive education: teaching and learning in the information age

Abstract : This is a guest editorial to a special section of this journal which derives from the work of one of the ESRC Teaching and Learning Programme projects, InterActive Education: Teaching and Learning in the Information Age (http://www.interactiveeducation., whose overall aim is to investigate the ways in which new technologies can be used in educational settings to enhance learning. The project was predicated on two assumptions: first that teachers are central to learning in schools and that much of previous research on the use of information and communications technology (ICT) for learning has underemphasised this crucial role (Sutherland & Balacheff, 1999); second that ICT should be incorporated into a designed learning situation as appropriate, with attention being paid to the whole classroom context including classroom talk, work on paper and other technologies that are usually available to a teacher. (
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Rosamund Sutherland, Susan Robertson, Peter John. Interactive education: teaching and learning in the information age. Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, Wiley, 2004, 20(6), December 2004, pp.410-412. ⟨hal-00190755⟩



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