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Fifty-One Families with Computers: A Study of Children's Academic Uses of Microcomputers at Home
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Educational Technology Research and Development Volume 38, Number 2, ISSN 1042-1629

Abstract

Describes a study of families with microcomputers that was conducted to determine the extent to which children used their home microcomputers for learning school subjects. Content analysis of log material is discussed, three specific case studies are presented, and reasons for the absence of home academic microcomputing by children are suggested. (42 references) (LRW)

Citation

Giacquinta, J.B. & Lane, P.A. (1990). Fifty-One Families with Computers: A Study of Children's Academic Uses of Microcomputers at Home. Educational Technology Research and Development, 38(2), 27-37. Retrieved May 6, 2021 from .

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