ERIC Number: EJ661436
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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Young Children's Collaborative Interactions in a Multimedia Computer Environment.
Shahrimin, Mohamad Ibrani; Butterworth, Dawn M.
Internet and Higher Education, v4 n3-4 p203-15 2001
Reports on a study that investigated the collaborative interaction patterns exhibited by five-year-old preprimary children in a multimedia educational computer environment in Perth, Australia. Discusses software appropriateness; preexisting computer competency and computer attitudes; friendship between collaborators; social goals; learning environment structure; understanding turn-taking; and nonisolated physical settings. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Competence, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Attitudes, Courseware, Educational Environment, Foreign Countries, Friendship, Interaction, Interpersonal Relationship, Multimedia Instruction, Physical Environment, Preschool Children, Preschool Education, Social Influences
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Australia