Curricular Aspects of Computers in Education

  • Tjeerd Plomp
  • Nienke Nieveen
  • Hans Pelgrum
Part of the Technology-Based Education Series book series (TBES, volume 1)


The country papers on policies and practices concerning computers in education in this volume show that a wide variety of computer use can be found in schools around the world. In this summary chapter, we will look at that variety from a curriculum perspective, focussing on elementary and secondary education. Interesting questions in this context are to what extent computers constitute a new domain of study, whether computers are considered mainly as alternative tools in education, or whether technological developments in our society will lead to the integration of computers and computer-based technologies in education with the purpose to improve the quality and efficiency of education.


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  • Tjeerd Plomp
  • Nienke Nieveen
  • Hans Pelgrum

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