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Journal of Computing in Childhood Education

1998 Volume 9, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Influences of Gender and Open-Ended Software on First Graders' Collaborative Composing Activities on Computers

    Julie Nicholson, Adrienne Gelpi, Elizabeth Sulzby & Shannon Young

    Used ethnographic methods to examine, over six months, the relationship between gender and open-ended computer software use to compose stories for 36 first graders. Found that females in mixed... More

    pp. 3-42

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  2. The Effect of Computer-Generated Spoken Feedback on Kindergarten Students' Written Narratives

    Ithel Jones

    Examined the extent to which kindergartners used computer speech during narrative writing and the relationship between this use and the linguistic properties of their written products. Found that... More

    pp. 43-56

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  3. Making the Computer Dance to Your Tune: Primary School Pupils Authoring Hypermedia

    Vivi Lachs & Dylan Wiliam

    Two studies compared the process of authoring non-linear or linear stories with HyperCard by inner-city primary school students. Found that, with minimal support, primary school students were... More

    pp. 57-77

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  4. Analyzing the Impact of Telecommunications on Learning Outcomes in Elementary Classrooms

    Janice M. Stuhlmann & Harriet G. Taylor

    Teachers received guidance and direction from elementary-education university students for using telecommunications to allow third and fourth graders to practice literacy skills in authentic... More

    pp. 79-92

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  5. Instructor-Created Computer Tutorials for Students in an Elementary Mathematics Education Course

    Sandra B. Cooper

    A series of computer tutorials provide opportunities for education students in an elementary-mathematics-methods course to explore a topic in depth. Tutorials cover content discussed in class and... More

    pp. 93-101

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