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Challenge of Transforming Curricula with Computers, High Impact Interventions and Disruption


Fluck, A, Challenge of Transforming Curricula with Computers, High Impact Interventions and Disruption, Encyclopedia of Education and Information Technologies, Springer, A Tatnall (ed), Cham, Switzerland, pp. 1-8. ISBN 978-3-030-10575-4 (2020) [Research Book Chapter]

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DOI: doi:10.1007/978-3-030-10576-1_207


Conventional educational attainment expectations for school students are generally defined by curriculum documents in each jurisdiction. However, new technologies disrupt societies, so it is pertinent to ask how computers have changed educational expectations. Robert Heinlein put this into perspective in a short story (1957). The protagonist is Holly Jones. She is 15 and a spaceship designer: "Iím very bright in mathematics, which is everything in space engineering, so Iíll get my degree pretty fast. Meanwhile we design ships anyhow. I didnít tell Miss Brentwood this, as tourists think a girl my age canít possibly be a spaceship designer." This demonstrates some early aspirations of how education might change in future where lunar habitats become well established.

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Item Type:Research Book Chapter
Keywords:measuring impact of innovation, computer-based assessment, transformation of learning with computers, eExams, SAMR educational model, TPACK framework for technology in education, MAPLE computer algebra system, equivalent year level scaling
Research Division:Education
Research Group:Specialist studies in education
Research Field:Educational technology and computing
Objective Division:Education and Training
Objective Group:Learner and learning
Objective Field:Learner and learning not elsewhere classified
UTAS Author:Fluck, A (Associate Professor Andrew Fluck)
ID Code:140249
Year Published:2020
Funding Support:Australian Research Council (LP130101088)
Deposited By:Education
Deposited On:2020-08-03
Last Modified:2020-09-07

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