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dc.date.accessioned 2012-11-12T13:17:44Z
dc.date.available 2012-11-12T13:17:44Z
dc.date.issued 2006-08
dc.identifier.uri http://sedici.unlp.edu.ar/handle/10915/24027
dc.description.abstract Today there is no need to introduce secondary school students to computer technology, but in the early 1980s, the situation was quite different. In Australia in the late 1970s and early 1980s considerable importance was put on the introduction of Computer Awareness courses in secondary schools. The justification for such courses was the perceived need for children to be prepared for living in a society which was fast becoming dependant on the widespread application of computer technology, and that few people then understood the use and implications of this technology. Unlike in parts of the United States, no distinction was made in Australia between Computer Awareness and Computer Literacy, with the Australian curricula involving elements of each. This paper outlines the reasons for the development of Computer Awareness courses in Australia and describes their content. It discusses the consequences of these courses and why they were prominent in the 1980s. en
dc.language en es
dc.subject Tecnología Educacional es
dc.subject historia de la computación es
dc.subject Australia es
dc.subject enseñanza secundaria es
dc.title Early computer awareness courses in australian secondary schools en
dc.type Objeto de conferencia es
sedici.identifier.isbn 0-387-34637-6 es
sedici.title.subtitle Curricula from the late 1970s and early 1980s en
sedici.creator.person Tatnall, Arthur es
sedici.creator.person Davey, Bill es
sedici.description.note 2nd IFIP Conference on the History of Computing and Education es
sedici.subject.materias Ciencias Informáticas es
sedici.subject.materias Educación es
sedici.description.fulltext true es
mods.originInfo.place Red de Universidades con Carreras en Informática (RedUNCI) es
sedici.subtype Objeto de conferencia es
sedici.rights.license Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Argentina (CC BY-NC-SA 2.5)
sedici.rights.uri http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.5/ar/
sedici.date.exposure 2006-08
sedici.relation.event 19 th IFIP World Computer Congress - WCC 2006 es
sedici.description.peerReview peer-review es


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