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ERIC Number: EJ800390
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 33
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 46
ISSN: ISSN-1468-7984
Mother-Child Shared Reading with Print and Digital Texts
Kim, Ji Eun; Anderson, Jim
Journal of Early Childhood Literacy, v8 n2 p213-245 2008
The purpose of this study was to (1) compare mother-child interactions in three contexts: shared reading with a book in a traditional print format, with an electronic book in a CD-ROM format, and with an electronic book in a video clip format; (2) compare mother-child interactions with a three-year-old and a seven-year-old; and (3) compare children's extra-textual talk during the shared readings. Results indicated mother-child interactions differed in the contexts, with more complex talk evident in the electronic texts. There were differences in mother-child interactions with the two children that seemed contingent on the child's age and experiences. Finally, children's extra-textual talk differed depending on their ages, and these seemed to be context specific. (Contains 5 tables, 3 examples, and 3 figures.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Early Childhood Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Canada