Literature review in thinking skills, technology and learning literature review in thinking skills, technology and learning: a report for futurelab

Wegerif, Rupert (2002). Literature review in thinking skills, technology and learning literature review in thinking skills, technology and learning: a report for futurelab. Futurelab Series. Bristol, UK: Futurelab.

URL: http://www.futurelab.org.uk/research/reviews/ts01....

Abstract

The use of new technologies is often linked to the development of thinking skills or ‘higher order thinking’. This review will explore some of the claims that have been made in this area and summarise the useful findings that emerge from research. There is a range of different approaches to understanding thinking skills and learning, each one of which has an impact on how the relationship between thinking skills and technology is conceptualised. The first part of the review explores the literature about teaching thinking skills and their relationship to technology. The second part focuses more on technology, exploring claims that have been made about the relationship of information and communications technologies to the development of thinking skills.

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