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ERIC Number: EJ590463
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0144-3410
Gender, Task Scenarios and Children's Computer-Based Problem Solving.
Littleton, Karen; Light, Paul; Joiner, Richard; Messer, David; Barnes, Peter
Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, v18 n3 p327-40 Sep 1998
Addresses the question of how far superficial aspects of software can affect the performance of girls and boys on computer-based problem-solving tasks. Finds, in two tests, a significant gender by software interaction, with girls' performances being highly influenced by the software version. Suggests that children's response to computers are context sensitive. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom