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ERIC Number: EJ447474
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1992
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ISSN: ISSN-0888-6504
The Effect of Computer Science Instruction on Critical Thinking Skills and Mental Alertness.
Norris, Cathleen; And Others
Journal of Research on Computing in Education, v24 n3 p329-37 Spr 1992
Pretests measuring critical thinking ability and mental alertness were administered to 72 first-year college students at the beginning of an introductory computer programing course. Posttests administered at the end of the semester showed significant improvement in both areas, indicating that instruction in programing improves students' critical thinking and problem-solving skills. (13 references) (MES)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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