Applications of Cognitive Psychology: Problem Solving, Education, and Computing

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APPLICATIONS OF COGNITIVE PSYCHOLOGY: Problem Solving, Education, and Computing

Edited by

DALE E. BERGER KATHY PEZDEK The Claremont Graduate School WILLIAM P. BANKS Pomona College and The Claremont Graduate School

LAWRENCE ERLBAUM ASSOCIATES, PUBLISHERS 1987 Hillsdale, New Jersey London

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Applications of Cognitive Psychology: Problem Solving, Education, and Computing
Table of contents

Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface xi
  • I- a Range of Educational Applications 1
  • I- a Range of Educational Applications 3
  • Introduction 3
  • Conclusions 13
  • References 14
  • 2- Electronic Technologies, Education, and Cognitive Development 17
  • Conclusions- The Case for Multimedia Education 30
  • References 31
  • 3- Learning Programming Languages- Research and Applications 33
  • Introduction 33
  • Conclusion 43
  • Acknowledgments 44
  • References 44
  • 4- An Investigation of Groups Working at the Computer 47
  • Introduction 47
  • Summary 56
  • Conclusion 56
  • Conclusion 57
  • Conclusion 57
  • 5- Applying Cognitive- Developmental Theory to the Acquisition of Literacy 59
  • II- The Teaching of Thinking and Problem Solving 75
  • Abstract 75
  • Conclusions 84
  • Acknowledgments 85
  • References 85
  • 7- Developing Reasoning Skills in College Students 87
  • Acknowledgment 96
  • References 96
  • 8- Teaching Productive Problem- Solving Attitudes 99
  • Summary 106
  • References 107
  • 9- Learnable Aspects of Problem Solving- Some Examples 109
  • Introduction 109
  • Conclusion 120
  • References 120
  • 10- A Task Analysis of Algebra Word Problems 123
  • Introduction 123
  • Conclusions 135
  • Acknowledgments 136
  • References 136
  • III- Tradeoffs in the Design of Human-Computer Interfaces 139
  • 11- Design Principles for Human- Computer Interfaces 141
  • Abstract 141
  • Summary and Conclusions 160
  • Acknowledgments 161
  • References 161
  • 12- Some Tools for Redesigning System-Operator Interfaces 163
  • Acknowledgments 179
  • References 179
  • 13- Developing Computer Tools to Support Performing and Learning Complex Cognitive Skills 183
  • Introduction 183
  • Conclusions 199
  • Acknowledgments 199
  • 14- An Evaluation Model of Chinese Graphemic Input Systems 201
  • Acknowledgment 216
  • References 216
  • 15- Wandah--A Computerized Writer''s Aid 219
  • Acknowledgment 225
  • References 225
  • Author Index 227
  • Subject Index 232
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