Message from the Conference Chairmen. Chile 2000 Committees. Chile 2000 Sponsors. Introduction; P. Hogenbirk, H. Taylor. Section 1: Perspectives for Education in Latin America. Current status and perspectives for education in Latin America; A.L. Machado. Section 2: The Internet in the School Environment. The school of the future: the WWW and learning processes in new learning environments; B. Collis. Section 3: School Culture. Dissemination of information and communications technology and change in school culture; H. Azinian. Internet in the classroom: Teachers as custodians? K.-W. Lai. The Esloo design for the digital elementary and secondary education; J. Westbroek. Section 4: Teacher Development. Teacher development in ICT: Vision and implementation; I. Nikolova. How teachers and teacher training are changing; V. Midoro. Didactics, ICT and the teacher of the future; B. Cornu, C. Danon. Section 5: Change and Impact on Learning. A taxonomy of ICT mediated future thinking skills; D. Passig. New literacies for connected learning in global classrooms; T. Downes, K. Zammit. Identifying educational core competencies for the Information Age; J.R. Isaac. Section 6: Distance and Online Learning. Students teach students; K.D. Graf, K. Yokochi. Developing home-school links: Implications for learners, learning, and learning support; D. Passey. Edunetmatics - Education assisted by a world telematic net; A. Saldano, M. Reyes. European Schoolnet - Bringing the world into the classroom; J. Hylen. Institutional perspectives for online learning: Policy and return-on-investment; J. Moonen. Section 7:Cultural and Historical Perspectives. Exquisite complexity &endash; Rethinking the learning process and the learning environment in the Information Age; G. Marshall. Networked technologies and other stories: New paradigms for learning; A. Kassam. Values and competencies in the school of the future; H. Maturana, E. Cabezon. Section 8: National Examples. The impact of modelling in informatics education on collaborative learning with school Intranets; S.E. Schubert. Designing digital learning environments; P.A. Jansen, et al. Assisting or creating the future?; L. de Cruz Fagundes. Section 9: Future Perspectives. Building the evidence base for macro-systemic change; J. Ridgway. Section 10: Focus Group Recommendations. Overview of the focus group recommendations; H. Azinian, R. Morel. Index of Contributors.
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