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ERIC Number: ED247670
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jan
Pages: 6
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Educating Maladjusted Pupils with Microcomputers.
Loughlin, Tony
Children with learning or adjustment problems can profit from carefully managed application of educational technology. Success in such a venture depends on the quality of the microcomputer, the software, and the operator of the system. A model analyzing this triadic interaction notes variables associated with the computer (hardware resources, software selection, micro-management), personality (teacher characteristics, group and social factors, motivation), and cognition (intellectual abilities, developmental level, and practice). Problems with micro-management and with inappropriate software are noted, and it is suggested that at present the microcomputer is an expensive item that is not the most cost-effective microelectronic aid. (CL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Paper presented at the British Psychological Society, Division of Educational and Child Psychology, Annual Refresher Course (University of Southampton, England, January 3-6, 1984).