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Computer Literacy and Procedural Knowledge

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Part of the Springer Series in Language and Communication book series (SSLAN, volume 23)

Abstract

With the rapid introduction of information technologies into all sectors of industrialised societies, many people have argued that the ability to understand and use such devices has become a necessary part of general education. The term “computer literacy” has been coined to refer to this ability. This chapter deals with cognitive characteristics and implications of computer literacy.

Keywords

Episodic Memory Memory System Explicit Knowledge Procedural Knowledge Semantic Knowledge 
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