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Acquisition of Computing Literacy on Shared Public Computers: Children and the "Hole in the Wall"
Earlier work, often referred to as the "hole in the wall" experiments, has shown that groups of children can learn to use public computers on their own. This paper presents the method and results ofExpand
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Limits to self-organising systems of learning - the Kalikuppam experiment
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We explore the capacity of 10–14 year old Tamil-speaking children in a remote Indian village to learn molecular biology, initially on their own with a Hole-in-the-Wall public computer facility, and later with the help of a mediator without knowledge of this subject. Expand
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Impact of Minimally Invasive Education on children: an Indian perspective
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The Minimally Invasive Education (MIE hereafter) occupies a distinctive and unique place in the educational learning system. Expand
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Learning Styles and Perceptions of Self
Kolb’s Learning Styles Inventory is one of the most commonly used instruments to identify a learner’s style. This paper attempts to find out whether our own perception of our learning style matchesExpand
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Learning through teaching: Peer-mediated instruction in minimally invasive education
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The current paper provides insight into the learning strategies adopted by children working at Minimally Invasive Education (MIE) Learning Stations. Expand
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A Model of How Children Acquire Computing Skills from Hole-in-the-Wall Computers in Public Places
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This paper explores the possibility of constructing a "minimally invasive" learning model from the results of a Graphical User Interface (GUI) Icon Association Inventory (devised by Dangwal and Inamdar [Mitra 2003]). Expand
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Children's Learning Processes Using Unsupervised "Hole in the Wall" Computers in Shared Public Spaces.
Earlier research by Mitra and colleagues on the use of computers by young children revealed that children are able to learn basic computing skills irrespective of their social, cultural, intellectualExpand
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Effects of remoteness on the quality of education: A case study from North Indian schools
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This paper studies the relationship between geographic remoteness and the quality of primary education in rural Northern India. Expand
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Public Computing, Computer Literacy and Educational Outcome: Children and Computers in Rural India
  • R. Dangwal
  • Psychology, Computer Science
  • ICCE
  • 14 May 2005
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This paper reports the research findings from a national research program conducted in rural India. Expand
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