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Journal of Computing in Childhood Education

1992 Volume 3, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Empowering Classroom Teachers via Early Childhood Computer Education

    Patricia A. Ainsa

    The purpose of this study was to train and empower computer teacher facilitators through enabling them to introduce technology to children, instruct peers in use of computers for early childhood... More

    pp. 3-14

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  2. The Effect of Computer Software on Preschool Children's Developmental Gains

    Susan W. Haugland

    Investigated the effects of developmental and nondevelopmental computer software on four- and five-year-old children's intelligence, creativity, and self-esteem. Also assessed the effect of... More

    pp. 15-30

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  3. Effects of an Educational Computing Course on Preservice Teachers' Attitudes and Anxiety toward Computers

    Wilhelmina C. Savenye

    Examined the prior computer experience of preservice teachers and whether their attitudes and feelings of anxiety are influenced by participation in computer course. Findings suggest that... More

    pp. 31-41

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  4. The Representation of Females in Computer Education Text for Grades K-12

    Gregg Brownell

    Investigated representation of females in computer education texts for grades K-12 published within last decade. Females were found to be under represented in positions of power and as active... More

    pp. 43-54

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  5. Promoting Language and Literacy for Young Children through Computers

    Karin L. Rowland & Diana Scott

    Discusses the promotion of language and literacy skills in young children through the use of computers. Describes specific courseware that can be used to develop vocabulary and writing skills.... More

    pp. 55-61

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  6. The Young Children's Computer Inventory: A Likert Scale for Assessing Attitudes Related to Computers in Instruction

    Keiko Miyashita & Gerald Knezek

    The Young Children's Computer Inventory is a Likert-type survey instrument designed for use by first grade students at home or in schools. Addresses the historical antecedents of the instrument,... More

    pp. 63-72

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  7. Effects of Logo and Computer-Aided Instruction on Arithmetical Ability among 7- and 8- Year-Old Zimbabwean Children

    David Wilson & Susu Lavelle

    Compared the effects of LOGO Computer-Aided Instruction (CAI), and a standard curriculum without computer exposure among grade three Zimbabwean children. No significant differences were found... More

    pp. 85-91

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  8. Children and Computers Abstracts

    Provides an overview of studies for possible application to instruction with children and computers and a starting point for in-depth research by listing bibliographic citations and author... More

    pp. 97-100

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