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Journal of Computing in Childhood Education

1992 Volume 3, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. The Effect of Public Reports of Progress on Rate of Lesson Completion in Computer-Based Instruction

    Roy B. Clariana

    Examined the effect of providing progress reports for 24 weeks to first and second graders in a computer-based instruction environment. Results indicated that providing progress reports may produce... More

    pp. 127-36

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  2. Writing Strategies of Three Prekindergarten Children on the Microcomputer

    Roy A. Moxley & Bobbie G. Warash

    Followed the computer-assisted writing of three prekindergarten children for two semesters. At the beginning of the year, the children exhibited preliterate levels of writing ability and limited... More

    pp. 137-79

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  3. Declarative Thinking and the Investigation of Spatial Relationships in a Block Microworld

    Antonio M. Lopez

    Investigated the use of spatial relationships in the PROLOG programing language to help students express declarative thinking. Declarative thinking is a process of describing the environment that... More

    pp. 181-92

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  4. A Holistic Approach to Guided Writing: Using the WICAT Program Supplemented with Peer Critique

    E Ann Harris & Carole L. Bond

    Fourth graders whose written work received peer critiques wrote longer compositions than other students. Compared to students who wrote using pencil and paper, students who wrote using the WICAT... More

    pp. 193-201

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  5. Novice Writers and Word Processing in the One-Computer Classroom

    Judi Repman

    Fourth graders' attitudes about using a computer for writing instruction were assessed at three points during the school year. Student attitudes were highly positive throughout the year, but no... More

    pp. 203-14

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  6. Children & Computers Abstracts

    Daniel D. Shade

    Nine research reports on the use of computers in the education of young children are reviewed. The reports appear in dissertations, journal articles, or papers that are in the ERIC database. Each... More

    pp. 215-20

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