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Cognitive Consequences of Microcomputer-Based Laboratories: Graphing Skills Development

Contemporary Educational Psychology Volume 12, Number 3,


Eighth grade physical science students studied graphing with a microcomputer as the lab partner in a microcomputer based laboratory. Graph templates were used to solve problems based on previous learning. It was concluded that the Computer as Lab Partner curriculum was effective in teaching graphing concepts. (GDC)


Linn, M.C. (1987). Cognitive Consequences of Microcomputer-Based Laboratories: Graphing Skills Development. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 12(3), 244. Retrieved January 21, 2020 from .

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