ERIC Number: EJ439853
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1991
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The Effects of Computer Programming on Problem-Solving Skills and Attitudes.
Dalton, David W.; Goodrum, David A.
Journal of Educational Computing Research, v7 n4 p483-506 1991
Describes a study that investigated the effects of computer programing activities, supplemented with problem-solving strategy instruction, on programing skills and on learner attitudes toward computers and toward problem-solving skills. The instruction of elementary students in LOGO and junior high students in BASIC is described, and further research is suggested. (72 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Intermode Differences, Junior High Schools, Learning Strategies, Multivariate Analysis, Pretests Posttests, Problem Solving, Programing, Research Needs, Skill Development, Student Attitudes, Tables (Data)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Research
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