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Social Processes in Children's Learning

Light, Paul and Littleton, Karen (1999). Social Processes in Children's Learning. Cambridge Studies in Cognitive and Perceptual Development, 4. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

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Abstract

This book is about children's learning and problem-solving behavior. Paul Light and Karen Littleton address, in both theoretical and empirical terms, the ways in which interactions between children influence learning outcomes. The authors describe a series of their own experiments conducted with groups of school children. Many of the studies involve computer-based learning and problem-solving, but the findings are of more general significance. In particular, they have implications both for classroom practice and the understanding of the learning process. This book is a valuable tool for psychologists and educationists.

Item Type: Authored Book
Copyright Holders: 1999 Paul Light and Karen Littleton
ISBN: 0-521-59691-2, 978-0-521-59691-6
Extra Information: DOI: 10.2277/0521596912
Keywords: social interaction in children; group work in education; learning; social aspects
Academic Unit/Department: Education and Language Studies
Interdisciplinary Research Centre: Centre for Research in Education and Educational Technology (CREET)
Item ID: 23559
Depositing User: Users 9543 not found.
Date Deposited: 13 Oct 2010 08:06
Last Modified: 02 Dec 2010 21:08
URI: http://oro.open.ac.uk/id/eprint/23559
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