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Journal of Research on Computing in Education

1997 Volume 30, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Personal Empowerment in the Study of Home Internet Use by Low-Income Families

    Melinda Bier, Michael Gallo, Eddy Nucklos, Stephen Sherblom & Michael Pennick

    Describes a United States Department of Commerce (National Telecommunications and Information Administrations, NTIA, 1995) study of home Internet use by Low-income families. The study investigated ... More

    pp. 107-21

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  2. Technology, Multimedia, and Qualitative Research in Education

    Trudy Campbell

    Illustrates the role of technology and multimedia in enhancing research through the use of examples from qualitative approaches to inquiry. Discusses characteristics of qualitative techniques;... More

    pp. 122-32

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  3. Teachers' Perspectives on Factors that Affect Computer Use

    Robin T. Chiero

    This study of 36 K-12 teachers focused on computer use for noninstructional activities and their perspectives on facilitating and impeding factors. Study revealed that computers were used 94% for... More

    pp. 133-45

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  4. Using E-Mail within a Classroom Based on Feminist Pedagogy

    Alice Atkinson Christie

    This study of the effects of gender on computer use and telecommunications, analyzed e-mail, daily logs, newsletters, text and graphic documents, and transcripts of interviews with 30 elementary... More

    pp. 146-76

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  5. Design Considerations for Computer Conferences

    Lauren Cifuentes, Karen L. Murphy, Rhoda Segur & Sailaja Kodali

    A formative evaluation of computer conferences for 100 preservice teachers over five semesters examined why and how students participated, focusing on grading system, grouping, collaboration,... More

    pp. 177-201

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  6. Word Processors and Children's Writing in a High-Computer-Access Setting

    Ronald D. Owston & Herbert H. Wideman

    A three-year study (grades 3-5) of two groups of elementary school students determined that writing quality improved in a high-computer-access school, as indicated by holistic measures of writing... More

    pp. 202-20

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