ERIC Number: EJ570589
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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Investigating the Impact of Elements in Educational Mathematics Software on Girls' Attitudes.
Chappell, Kelly K.
Journal of Educational Computing Research, v17 n2 p119-33 1997
Describes two studies that investigated the impact of three features of educational software (aggressive distracters, competition, and underrepresentation of female characters) on girls' attitudes toward software. Results of studies with sixth- and and seventh-grade female mathematics students are discussed based on the Computer Game Attitude Scale and analyses of variance. (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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