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ERIC Number: EJ639705
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1522-8185
Designing Children's Software To Ensure Productive Interactivity through Collaboration in the Zone of Proximal Development (ZPD).
Luckin, Rosemary
Information Technology in Childhood Education Annual, p57-85 2001
Discusses use of Vygotsky's zone of proximal development as a theoretical construct for designing Ecolab educational software. Describes an evaluation of the software with elementary school students, noting the usefulness of the ZPD construct despite students' inability to set up challenging tasks and seek appropriate assistance. Considers issues in development of the software design construct. (JPB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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