Search results for author:"Peter Malcolm"
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Journal of Educational Psychology Vol. 86, No. 3 (1994) pp. 368–79
The effects of limiting the availability of immediate feedback while using LOGO were studied for 48 students aged 9 to 11 solving rotation problems. Limiting feedback reduced the incidence of trial and error strategies, and higher level problem...
Working with a round turtle: The development of angle/rotation concepts under restricted feedback conditions
Computers & Education Vol. 28, No. 1 (1997) pp. 23–33
This study examines the development of childrens' concepts of angle/rotation when working with a round turtle within a Logo microworld. Children's problem-solving strategies where computer screen feedback is essentially restricted to position only...
Educational Studies in Mathematics Vol. 21, No. 4 (1990) pp. 375–82
Described is an investigation into how the use of LOGO programing language affects children's basic knowledge of an angle. Findings indicate that children make erroneous adjustments to their conceptual knowledge of angle to accommodate the results...