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Effectiveness of Computer Technology in the Social Studies: A Review of the Literature
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Journal of Research on Computing in Education Volume 28, Number 4, ISSN 0888-6504

Abstract

Examines the literature on the effectiveness of computers in social studies instruction and learning. Topics include drill and practice, tutorials, study guides, games and simulations, inquiry and problem solving, graphics, and word processing and writing. Contains 58 references. (LRW)

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Berson, M.J. (1996). Effectiveness of Computer Technology in the Social Studies: A Review of the Literature. Journal of Research on Computing in Education, 28(4), 486. Retrieved December 17, 2018 from .

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