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Zaps, Booms and Whistles in Educational Software

Computing Teacher Volume 15, Number 6, ISSN 0278-9175


Describes a study that examined the effects of various computer reinforcement responses, including graphics and/or sound, on students' attentiveness to the program. Implications for educational software design are discussed. (CLB)


Jaeger, M. (1988). Zaps, Booms and Whistles in Educational Software. Computing Teacher, 15(6), 20-22. Retrieved February 4, 2023 from .

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