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The Role of Computers in Functional Language: A Tale of Two Writers


Journal of Computing in Childhood Education Volume 5, Number 3, ISSN 1043-1055


Explores the role of computer-assisted activities in functional language learning. Suggests that computers appear to be a valuable tool for facilitating language use within the classroom. When used appropriately, computers can provide a genuine, real-world context for children's explorations through their journey to becoming competent literacy learners. (AA)


Kent, J.F. & Rakestraw, J. (1994). The Role of Computers in Functional Language: A Tale of Two Writers. Journal of Computing in Childhood Education, 5(3), 329. Retrieved July 18, 2019 from .

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