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Computer Mediation of Collaborative Science Investigations

Journal of Educational Computing Research Volume 5, Number 2,


Describes a prototype for the use of local area network (LAN) technology in a sixth grade earth science curriculum. Classroom activities that focus on cooperative small group learning are discussed, coordinated investigations as a framework for scientific activities in the classroom are explained, and possible future work with LAN environments is reviewed. (29 references) (LRW)


Newman, D. (1989). Computer Mediation of Collaborative Science Investigations. Journal of Educational Computing Research, 5(2), 151. Retrieved January 29, 2020 from .

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