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Computers in Education

A Half-Century of Innovation

Patrick Suppes and Robert Smith

Described by the New York Times as a visionary “pioneer in computerized learning”, Patrick Suppes (1922–2014) and his many collaborators at Stanford University conducted research on the development, commercialization, and use of computers in education from 1963 to 2013. Computers in Education synthesizes this wealth of scholarship into a single succinct volume that highlights the profound interconnections of technology in education. By capturing the great breadth and depth of this research, this book offers an accessible introduction to Suppes's striking work.

Patrick Suppes (1922–2014) was the Lucie Stern Professor of Philosophy, Emeritus at Stanford University. He was the founder of the Computer Curriculum Corporation and the Suppes Brain Lab at Stanford, as well as the co-founder of the Institute for Mathematical Studies in Social Sciences. Robert Smith is a former Ph.D. student of Patrick Suppes and has been associated with him at Stanford's IMSSS laboratory. He is now CTO of Empirical Education Inc, a Palo Alto-based educational research and evaluation firm.

July 5, 2017

ISBN (Paperback): 1575868687 (9781575868684)
ISBN (Cloth): 1575868709 (9781575868707)

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