This book compares research findings on particular topic of interactive learning to identify areas of research, and discusses possibilities of research co-operation. It presents an argument that in the UK the emphasis on small group work using a microcomputer is the result of pedagogical opinion.
Table of Contents
Part 1: Reports and Commissioned Papers 1. Secretariat Report by the Section for Education Research and Documentation of the Council of Europe 2. Reports of Working Groups 3. Interactive Learning and the New Technologies: Research into the Use of Computers for Language and Reading Development in the United Kingdom 4. Swedish Implementation of Computer Applications into the Education of the Nine-Year Compulsory School 5. Aspects of the Introduction of New Technology into Education in France: Interactive Learning and Learning Interaction, through Research carried out at the National Institute for Educational Research 6. Interactive Learning and New Technologies in the Federal Republic of Germany 7. Interactive Learning with New Technologies; when will it be successful? 8. Computer-Aided Learning: A Self-Destroying Prophecy? Part 2: Individual or National Reports and Background Information 9. Information in brief on Documentation available 10. List of ongoing or completed Research 11. Bibliography compiled from national reports 12. Familiarising Teachers with New Technologies 13. Interactive Video Projects in Finland-Description 14. Research and Development of Interactive Learning with New Technologies in the Federal Republic of Germany: Mainly Activities associated with the Institute for Science Education 15. Educational Research on Interactive Learning and the New Technologies in Ireland 16. How can we Transform the Results of Research into School Reality? 17. The Role of the New Information Technologies in Developing Learning and Teaching in Schools 18. Introduction of the New Information Technologies in Primary and Secondary Education in Portugal—The Minerva Project 19. An Action-Research Project to Stimulate Girls' Interest in New Technologies 20. Networking Research for Information Technologies and Education—A United Kingdom Programme and its Links Overseas 21. Palenque: An Interactive Audio/Video Research Prototype