Influence on Knowledge Construction

Influence on Knowledge Construction

Antonio Cartelli (University of Cassino and Southern Lazio, Italy)
Copyright: © 2006 |Pages: 5
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59140-563-4.ch050
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Abstract

It is well known that computers, information technology (IT), and information and communication technology (ICT) strongly influenced individuals and communities in their ways of knowing and transmitting knowledge. The impact the above instruments had on human activities has been often compared to other historical revolutions such as alphabet and printing inventions for the effects they produced and are still producing. In what follows, the ICT intervention on the interpretation of knowledge construction/transmission processes for individuals, communities, and society will be shown. Furthermore, possible scenarios for ICT impact on knowledge/learning processes will be drawn.

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