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Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual

1999 Volume 1999, Number 1

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Number of articles: 11

  1. Metacognition, Learning, and Educational Computer Environments

    Douglas H. Clements, State University of New York at Buffalo, United States; Bonnie K. Nastasi, State University of New York at Albany, United States

    The research corpus on the use of computer environments for enhancing children's metacognition is incomplete and inconsistent. This is attributable to deficiencies in several areas. This article... More

    pp. 3-36

  2. Reconceptualising Schooling With Technology for the 21st Century: Images and Reflections

    Nicola Yelland, Queensland University of Technology, Australia

    This chapter explores the potential of computer technology in classroom environments. It considers the role of technology in elementary schools and suggests that computers will not be used... More

    pp. 39-59

  3. Computer-Assisted Cooperative Learning in Integrated Classrooms for Students With and Without Disabilities

    Joy F. Xin, Rowan University, United States

    This study investigated the effects of computer-assisted cooperative learning in mathematics instruction within integrated classrooms for students with and without disabilities. A total of 118, 3rd... More

    pp. 61-78

  4. Perils and Promises: Using the Internet in American Education

    Michael S. Page, Louisiana Tech University, United States

    The internet has become an explosive medium of information in our world. Over the last few years, being "online" has been a catch-word of businesses, governments, and other institutions. Recently, ... More

    pp. 79-99

  5. The Future of Educational Computing Research:The Case of Computer Programming

    Douglas H. Clements, State University of New York at Buffalo, United States

    What directions should research on computers in education take in the next century? We examine one application, computer programming, with a particularly long and rich research history (Clements & ... More

    pp. 147-179

  6. The Presence and Purpose of Elementary School Web Pages

    Karen S. Ivers, California State University, Fullerton, United States; Ann E. Barron, University of South Florida, United States

    As we move toward the 21st century, more and more schools and homes will be connected to the Internet. Currently, there are over 8000 K-12 schools connected to the Internet in the United States.... More

    pp. 181-191

  7. Computers and Early Childhood Inservice Teachers: A Ten-Year Follow-up Study

    Jack V. Powell, The University of Georgia, United States

    This study examined the extent to which computers were used within the instructional environment by inservice early childhood majors who were former students at a large Southeastern university. It ... More

    pp. 193-209

  8. The State of Children’s Software Evaluation—Yesterday, Today, and in the 21st Century

    Warren Buckleitner, Michigan State University, United States

    Choosing the best books, manipulatives, toys, and software is an important and essential task for any anyone who works with children. As computer use becomes more common in home and classroom... More

    pp. 211-220

  9. Integrating Technology Into the Early Childhood Classroom: The Case of Literacy Learning

    Bernadette Caruso Davis, Tech Connections, United States; Daniel D. Shade, University of Delaware, United States

    Integration of computers across the classroom curriculum has been an object of debate for over 15 years. This paper compares the integration of computers with what has been learned about literacy ... More

    pp. 221-254

  10. Reviewing Software as a Means of Enhancing Instruction

    Marcus D. Childress & Guang-Lea Lee, University of Norfolk, United States

    A software review procedure developed by the authors is described. The procedure centers around a form that extends the functionality of traditional software evaluation forms by enhancing the use... More

    pp. 255-261

  11. Computers, Gender Bias, and Young Children

    Ambika Bhargava, Anna Kirova-Petrova & Shannan McNair, Oakland University, United States

    This article discusses the discrepancy that exists with regard to the girls' and boys' access and use of computers in classrooms and suggests strategies to minimize gender biases before stereotypic... More

    pp. 263-274