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Buried Treasure: The Impact of Computer Use on Young Children's Social, Cognitive, Language Development and Motivation

Buried Treasure: The Impact of Computer Use on Young Children's Social, Cognitive, Language Development and Motivation,Katy McCarrick,Xiaoming Li

Buried Treasure: The Impact of Computer Use on Young Children's Social, Cognitive, Language Development and Motivation   (Citations: 8)
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Increasingly, young children are being exposed to computers at home and at school despite disagreement regarding the appropriateness and potential impact of technology on young children's development. Many views that predominant the debates lack empirical support and are too broad in their scope. This study examines the existing empirical studies from 1985-2004 on the impact of computer use on preschooler's social, cognitive, language development and motivation. Findings are discussed within the framework of social and cognitive theories by Erikson, Piaget, and Vygotsky.
Published in 2007.
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    • ...Literature on early childhood education and information and communications technology (ICT) (Haugland & Wright, 1997; McCarrick & Li, 2007; Siraj‐Blatchford & Siraj‐Blatchford, 2006; Stephen & Plowman, 2003a) has emphasised that computer use can be a valuable learning experience when it is utilised in a pedagogically appropriate manner and is integrated into the naturalistic learning environment, while teachers can play an important role in supporting and extending children’s experiences with computers...

    Kleopatra Nikolopoulouet al. Investigating pre‐service early childhood teachers’ views and intentio...

    • ...Several reviews of research literature have identified important strengths and limitations of digital media for young children (eg, Calvert, Jordan, & Cocking, 2002; Chen, Lieberman, & Paisley, 1985; Fisch, 2004; Gimbert & Cristol, 2004; Greenfield, 1984; Haughland & Shade, 1994; Kirkorian, Wartella, & Anderson, 2008; Lieberman, 1985; McCarrick & Li, 2007; Shuler, 2007; Thai, Lowenstein, Ching, & Rejeski, 2009; Vandewater et al, 2007; Vernadakis, Avgerinos, Tsitskari, Zachopoulou, 2005; Wartella, Caplovitz, & Lee, 2004; Yelland, 2005)...

    Debra A. Liebermanet al. Young Children's Learning With Digital Media

    • ...Although limited research has been performed to study the cognitive impact of computers on young children, the available literature does suggest a trend toward computers providing some benefits to the cognitive skills of young children (see McCarrick & Li, 2007, for a review)...

    Katy McCarricket al. Parental Involvement in Young Children's Computer Use and Cognitive De...

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