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Introduction (Media and Symbols)

by David R. Olson - 1974

Our attack on the problems of the "media revolution" is in three parts. The first concerns the general structure of the symbolic world that is created by our media of expression and communication. The second section concerns the particular potentials and limitations of several media for educational purposes. The third examines the social context of educational technological reform. These sections will be introduced successively.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 73, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 75 Number 5, 1974, p. 1-24
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19401, Date Accessed: 9/25/2020 8:29:22 AM

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  • David Olson
    University of Toronto
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    DAVID R. OLSON is a cognitive developmental psychology professor at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education at the University of Toronto.
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