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The Effect of Computer Software on Preschool Children's Developmental Gains

Journal of Computing in Childhood Education Volume 3, Number 1, ISSN 1043-1055


Investigated the effects of developmental and nondevelopmental computer software on four- and five-year-old children's intelligence, creativity, and self-esteem. Also assessed the effect of supplementing developmental software with related activities. Children exposed to developmental software supplemented with activities had gains in more areas than the other two groups, whereas children exposed to nondevelopmental software had significant losses in creativity. (GLR)


Haugland, S.W. (1992). The Effect of Computer Software on Preschool Children's Developmental Gains. Journal of Computing in Childhood Education, 3(1), 15-30. Retrieved October 15, 2019 from .

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