ERIC Number: EJ566653
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: 0
Analyzing the Impact of Telecommunications on Learning Outcomes in Elementary Classrooms.
Stuhlmann, Janice M.; Taylor, Harriet G.
Journal of Computing in Childhood Education, v9 n1 p79-92 1998
Teachers received guidance and direction from elementary-education university students for using telecommunications to allow third and fourth graders to practice literacy skills in authentic contexts. As a result of the project, the university students gained insight into teaching and learning, and the elementary students enjoyed reading and writing for a purpose and communicating with students in other schools. (KB)
Descriptors: Audience Awareness, College School Cooperation, College Students, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Higher Education, Learning Activities, Literacy, Reading Instruction, Reading Skills, Teacher Education, Telecommunications, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A