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Computers in the Schools

1985 Volume 2, Number 2

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Different Visions of Logo

    Seymour Papert

    The developer of Logo describes several creative ways in which the Logo programing language is being used to capitalize on its full potential. He also discusses biases and problems relating to Logo... More

    pp. 3-8

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  2. Effects of Computer Environments on Social-Emotional Development: Logo and Computer-Assisted Instruction

    Douglas H. Clements & Bonnie K. Nastasi

    Reviews research on the effects of the educational application of computers on student social-emotional development and details a study which examined the effects of two computer environments-... More

    pp. 11-31

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  3. Different Logo Learning Environments and Mastery: Relationships between Engagement and Learning

    Charles Kinzer

    Describes a study which examined how elementary school students learning Logo through structured and unstructured teaching methods compared in time on task, discipline, and organization factors,... More

    pp. 33-43

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  4. The Effect of Logo on Attributions toward Success

    Charlotte M. Horner & Cleborne D. Maddux

    A study was conducted to determine Logo's effect on problem solving, locus of control, math attitudes, and angle recognition in learning-disabled and nonlearning-disabled junior high school... More

    pp. 45-54

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  5. Research on Logo in Education: Is the Turtle Slow but Steady, or Not Even in the Race?

    Douglas H. Clements

    This review of the research on Logo use with pre-high school students highlights programing and learning stages, cognitive requirements, and effects of Logo programing on social-emotional... More

    pp. 55-71

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  6. Learning Logo: What Is Really Learned?

    Dean W. Ginther & James D. Williamson

    Review of existing research on the general cognitive outcomes of Logo training concludes there is little data-based or empirical evidence on the effects of teaching Logo to children. It is... More

    pp. 73-78

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  7. The Roots of Logo's Educational Theory: An Analysis

    Joel E. Bass

    Examines and comments on Logo's educational rationale in light of Piagetian theory and recent studies in information-processing psychology. Two educational problems from which Logo theory has been ... More

    pp. 107-16

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  8. A Teacher's View of Logo: From Theory to Practice

    Max P. Mulliner

    Briefly discusses several frequently encountered barriers to learning--negative impact on inner self, threatening situations, rewards, and blockage of spontaneous exploration--from both theoretical... More

    pp. 133-38

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  9. BASIC, Logo, and Pilot: A Comparison of Three Computer Languages

    Cleborne D. Maddux & Rhoda E. Cummings

    Following a brief history of Logo, BASIC, and Pilot programing languages, common educational programing tasks (input from keyboard, evaluation of keyboard input, and computation) are presented in... More

    pp. 139-63

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