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Computers in the Schools

1986 Volume 3, Number 2

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Number of articles: 4

  1. A Scale for Assessing Student Attitudes towards Computers: Preliminary Findings

    P Scott Richards

    Describes the development and preliminary validation of the Computer Attitudes Scale (CAS), which is designed to provide researchers and educators with a way of assessing some basic student... More

    pp. 31-38

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  2. The Effects of Microcomputers on Children's Attention to Reading

    Doris Zuk

    This study investigated the effects of presentation mode--microcomputer versus paper text presentation--school grade, and reading ability on third and fifth graders' attention to and comprehension ... More

    pp. 39-51

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  3. Microcomputers and Preschoolers: Working Together in a Classroom Setting

    Daniel D. Shade

    This study of preschoolers and their interactions with microcomputers identifies behaviors between children (positioning for turn at microcomputer, assisting peers, enforcing rules, dominating... More

    pp. 53-61

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  4. Changes in Teachers' Concerns about Educational Computing

    John F. Wedman

    This study identified teachers' attitudes about educational computing and investigated the effects of a university-offered inservice teacher education course on these concerns. Affective changes in... More

    pp. 63-71

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