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Journal of Computing in Childhood Education

1997 Volume 8, Number

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Number of articles: 9

  1. "Test Driving" CARS: Addressing the Issues in the Evaluation of Computer-Assisted Reading Software

    Cathy Lewin

    Examines contributions of computer-assisted reading software (CARS) to current teaching practice. Presented framework for evaluating the technical and pedagogic characteristics of CARS. Described... More

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  2. Writing Development Using Computers in a Class of Three-Year-Olds

    Roy A. Moxley, Bobbie Warash, Ginger Coffman, Kim Brinton & Kelly R. Concannon

    Examined writing development of 12 children in prekindergarten classes using computers in self-selected language experience activities. Found that 3-year-olds steadily improved in spelling and... More

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  3. Peer-Assisted Learning: The Effects of Cooperative Learning and Cross-Age Peer Tutoring with Word Processing on Writing Skills of Students with Learning Disabilities

    Carol Utay & Joe Utay

    Examined effects of combining cross-age tutoring, peer tutoring, cooperative learning, and computer-mediated writing in a peer-assisted learning package on writing skills of second through sixth... More

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  4. The Impact of Self-Regulatory Teaching Strategies on "At-Risk" Preschoolers' Mathematical Learning in a Computer-Mediated Environment

    Alison Elliott & Neil Hall

    Examined effects of self-regulatory teaching approach in a computer context on mathematics learning of at-risk preschoolers. Found that computer-based contexts provided at-risk children with an... More

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  5. The Use of Computers for Self-Expression and Communication

    Ann Jones & Carolyn Selby

    Uses case studies to assess extent to which the "Bubble Dialogue," an application supporting role-play within a comic strip environment, helps abused, adopted, and foster children express feelings,... More

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  6. A Model for Measuring Children's Interactions in Small Groups Using Computers

    Martyn Wild & Pat Braid

    Examines a model for measuring children's verbal interactions in small heterogeneous or homogeneous cooperative groups using computers. Considers research design, type of task, and data collection ... More

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  7. The Suitability of the Mouse for Children's Use: A Review of the Literature

    Alison Lane & Jenny Ziviani

    Reviews the literature investigating children's ability to use the computer mouse. Results suggest that the mouse is suitable for children. Identifies issues requiring further attention, including ... More

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  8. Investigating Learning Strategies Generation in a Hypermedia Environment Using Qualitative Methods

    Gayle V. Davidson-Shivers, Karen L. Rasmussen & Mary F. Bratton-Jeffery

    Studied videotapes and interviews to examine students' use of learning strategies and encoding processes while engaged in a hypermedia concept lesson on propaganda techniques. Found that even among... More

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  9. Visual Literacy and New Technology in Primary Schools: The Glebe School Project

    Avril M. Loveless

    Examined how children approached digital imaging technology to produce a visual image and the knowledge and experience student teachers need to develop children's literacy. Found that children... More

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