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A Qualitative Study of Computers and Printouts in the Classroom

ECTAJTRD Volume 34, Number 4, ISSN 0148-5806


This study of microcomputer use to access an online encyclopedia revealed attitudes of eighth-graders towards computer technology and videotex. Electronic searching is compared to searching with traditional library print materials for a science course, the role of computer printouts is discussed, and research methods including observation and interviews are explained. (40 references) (LRW)


Eastman, S.T. (1986). A Qualitative Study of Computers and Printouts in the Classroom. Educational Communication and Technology: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Development, 34(4), 207. Retrieved March 26, 2023 from .

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