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Journal of Educational Computing Research

2001 Volume 25, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. Closing the IT Gap for Race and Gender

    Marilyn McClelland

    Discusses the labor shortage of information technology (IT) workers and suggests that a potential source for workers is women and minority populations. Topics include cultural differences which... More

    pp. 5-15

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  2. "Rappin' Reader" and "Say Say Oh Playmate": Using Children's Childhood Songs as Literacy Scaffolds in Computer-based Learning Environments

    Nichole Pinkard

    Investigates the benefits of using culturally responsive reading material and a computer-based learning environment in literacy instruction. Describes a study of low socioeconomic status first... More

    pp. 17-34

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  3. Using Technology for Educational and Community Reform: The Case of Union City, New Jersey

    Han-hua Chang & Andres Henriquez

    Describes technology use in Union City (New Jersey) schools. Explains a Bell Atlantic partnership that provided computers; and discusses a course designed by the Center for Children and Technology ... More

    pp. 51-62

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  4. Experience and Innovation: Reflections on Emerging Practice with New Media in Education

    Robert McClintock

    Describes the work of the Institute for Learning Technologies in integrating new media into the practice of elementary and secondary education and of using digital technology for educational reform... More

    pp. 95-104

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