Provenzo, Eugene F., Jr., The Difference Engine: Computing, Knowledge, and the Transformation of Learning. Lanham, MD: Rowman & Littlefield, 2012.


Reviews the nature of computing and related technology and its changing role in accessing and reconfiguring knowledge; provides a broad general philosophical treatment of this topic; draws implications for education in K-12 and higher education; gives introduction to language of the hypertext age and examples of a variety of current technologies.

Broad Topical Focus

Curriculum Visions and Philosophies, Curriculum Enactment and Teaching

Source Discipline


Mode of Inquiry in the Study

Philosophical Inquiry-Speculative Essay, Integrative Inquiry

Type of Study

Single Study

Narrow Topic

Computers and Technology as Subjects, Teaching/Learning Process


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