Contrary to the belief that computers isolate users, Karen Littleton and Paul Light demonstrate that learning with computers is often a collaborative and social activity. Learning with Computers brings together a significant body of research that shows how working with others at the computer can be beneficial to learners of all ages, from the early school years to the highest levels of education. It also investigates factors such as gender that explain why some interactions are not as productive as others.

chapter |9 pages


Getting IT together

chapter |17 pages

Collaborations in a primary classroom

Mediating science activities through new technology

chapter |18 pages

Learning as the use of tools 1

A sociocultural perspective on the human-technology link

chapter |17 pages

Analysing asynchronous learning interactions 1

Computer-mediated communication in a conventional undergraduate setting

chapter |16 pages

Productivity through interaction

An overview