Images of Learning

  • Andrea A. diSessa
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 84)

Abstract

Images can be powerful devices for communicating and for organizing activities. In this chapter, I examine the status of images of good learning practice, formulate some ways to judge them, and advocate images associated with our Boxer Project’s goals. Along the way, I propose some first steps toward understanding the structure of activities and present a brief case study of a remarkable classroom activity in which a group of sixth grade children essentially invented graphing as a way of representing motion.

Keywords

Computational media Structure of activities 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1992

Authors and Affiliations

  • Andrea A. diSessa
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  1. 1.Graduate School of EducationUniversity of California at BerkeleyBerkeleyUSA

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