Learning With Artificial Worlds: Computer Based Modelling In The Curriculum, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Learning With Artificial Worlds

Computer Based Modelling In The Curriculum, 1st Edition

Edited by Harvey Mellar, Joan Bliss, Richard Boohan, Jon Ogborn, Chris Tompsett


243 pages

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First Published in 1994. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Table of Contents

Part 1 The nature of modelling: computational issues in modelling, Jon Ogborn and Rob Miller; representations and representation systems, Haralambos Sakondis. Part 2 Mathematics and reality: reasoning with a quantitative modelling tool, Richard Boohan and Tim Brosnan; integrating situated-based and algebraic approaches - the role of spreadsheets, Rosamund Sutherland; models and metaphors in reasoning about probability, Peter Wilder. Part 3 Commonsense reasoning about quantities: reasoning with a semi-quantitative tool, Joan Bliss. Part 4 Thinking with objects, links and logic: an introduction to qualitative modelling tool, Joan Bliss and Haralambos Sakondis; creating worlds with objects and events, Richard Boohan.

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