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Computers in the Schools

1994 Volume 11, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Training Prospective Elementary Mathematics Teachers Using Interactive Multimedia

    Gary G. Bitter

    Discussion of teacher education and the use of interactive multimedia focuses on two studies conducted at Arizona State University that provided qualitative data on the effectiveness of Teaching... More

    pp. 5-20

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  2. Interactions of Student Partners in a High School Astronomy Computer Lab

    Hilary McLellan

    Reports the results of a study that examined the patterns of interactions of high school student partners engaged in problem-solving activities while working through computer simulation activities ... More

    pp. 29-41

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  3. CAI and the Development of Automaticity in Mathematics Skills in Students with and without Mild Mental Handicaps

    Agnes Lin

    Describes a study that compared computer-assisted instruction (CAI) and a more traditional paper-and-pencil method in teaching mathematics skills to elementary school students with and without mild... More

    pp. 43-58

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  4. Increasing Internal Locus of Control for a Disadvantaged Group: A Computer Intervention

    Judith K. Bernhard & Linda S. Siegel

    Discussion of locus of control (LOC), gender, and mathematics and technical subjects focuses on a study of preschool girls and boys that investigated the effects of a LOGO program on efficacy and... More

    pp. 59-77

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  5. Authentic Learning Situations and the Potential of Lego TC Logo

    Stephen Lafer & Andrew Markert

    Considers the potential of Lego TC Logo, a product that integrates Lego building materials with computers, for creating contexts for learning that give elementary school students a sense that their... More

    pp. 79-94

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  6. Improving Science Teaching with E-Mail

    Mike Robinson

    Discusses the need for improving science education, and suggests that electronic mail is an effective, motivating instructional strategy for improving science teaching. Highlights include how... More

    pp. 95-107

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