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Peer Review Status: Refereed
Title: A 'benign addition'? Research on ICT and pre-school children
Authors: Plowman, Lydia
Stephen, Christine
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Keywords: lLterature review
Issue Date: 2003
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
Citation: Plowman L & Stephen C (2003) A 'benign addition'? Research on ICT and pre-school children, Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 19 (2), pp. 149-164.
Abstract: This paper reviews the international research evidence on the ways in which information and communication technologies (ICT) are used in both formal and informal pre-school settings. The review addresses the debate over the value and desirability of young children using computers and computational toys; the relationship of these technologies to a media environment which encompasses television, video, books and magazines; the literacies involved in using these media; and interface design and interactivity.
Type: Journal Article
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Affiliation: Education
Initial Teacher Education

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