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OCSS Review Vol. 26, No. 1 (1990) pp. 30–37
Contends that microcomputers were introduced into the social studies classrooms to teach higher order thinking skills. Maintains that computers can aid in teaching both process and content. Reviews new computer software programs and points out each...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 1999 (1999) p. 1074
Whose Mummy is it? is an adventure story in which the player/student/protagonist must solve a mystery while on a tour of Egypt. In order to solve the mystery, they must first acquire information such as learning about mummification from a Handbook...
A study determined whether students with an average interest in reading would become more interested in reading if they used interactive fiction computer games involving a quest or solving a problem in conjunction with required reading. Eight...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 3, No. 3 (1987) pp. 377–94
Compares the use of four different versions of a map by fourth and fifth grade students with a computerized adventure game which simulated an environmental exploration. Variables examined included type of map and student gender, ability to learn...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 6, No. 3 (1989) pp. 51–59
Discusses gender differences in student attitudes toward computers and examines software characteristics that may affect gender equity. A study is described that was conducted to examine the computer's potential to teach basic geography concepts to...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) p. 1821
We will report on the evolution of an on-line course. The Civilization/Humanities course had its origins in the reform of the university's General Education curriculum in 1994-95. It was one of several classes created to replace existing...
Reading Horizons Vol. 38, No. 2 (1997) pp. 116–28
Tests use of CD-ROM storybook programs' effects on preschool children's emergent literacy--73 Head Start four-year-olds, divided into experimental, control, and well-read-to control groups used CD-ROM programs for eight weeks. Indicates CD-ROM...