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Microcomputers and Preschoolers: Working Together in a Classroom Setting

Computers in the Schools Volume 3, Number 2, ISSN 0738-0569


This study of preschoolers and their interactions with microcomputers identifies behaviors between children (positioning for turn at microcomputer, assisting peers, enforcing rules, dominating microcomputer) and between child and computer (object aggression, defending property, key manipulations, touching monitor). Children's understanding and perceptions of microcomputers and software are also investigated. (MBR)


Shade, D.D. (1986). Microcomputers and Preschoolers: Working Together in a Classroom Setting. Computers in the Schools, 3(2), 53-61. Retrieved July 20, 2019 from .

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