Research on (young) children's conceptions of computers, coding, and the internet?
I'm looking for research literature about young children's conceptions of coding, computers, and the internet. Via searches to various databases I have found some interesting reading (see the list below), but any additional reading (especially about children's conceptions of the internet) is highly appreciated.
Edwards, S., Nolan, A., Henderson, M., Mantilla, A., Plowman, L., & Skouteris, H. (2016). Young
children's everyday concepts of the internet: A platform for cyber‐safety education in the early
years. British Journal of Educational Technology.
Hammond, M., & Rogers, P. (2007). An investigation of children’s conceptualisation of computers
and how they work. Education and Information Technologies, 12(1), 3-15.
Jervis, A. (2003).Children’s Thinking About Computers. Paper presented at the British Educational
Research Association Conference, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh.
Levy, S. T., & Mioduser, D. (2008). Does it “want” or “was it programmed to...”? Kindergarten
children’s explanations of an autonomous robot’s adaptive functioning. International Journal of
Technology and Design Education, 18(4), 337-359.
Oleson, K. E., Sims, V. K., Chin, M. G., Lum, H. C., & Sinatra, A. (2010). Developmental human
factors: children's mental models of computers. In Proceedings of the Human Factors and
Ergonomics Society Annual Meeting (Vol. 54, No. 19, pp. 1450-1453). Sage CA: Los Angeles, CA:
Papastergiou, M. (2005). “Students’ Mental Models of the Internet and Their Didactical
Exploitation in Informatics Education.” In: Education and Information Technologies 10(4,) pp.
Rücker, M. T., & Pinkwart, N. (2016). Review and Discussion of Children’s Conceptions of
Computers. Journal of Science Education and Technology, 25(2), 274-283.
Turkle, S. (2005).The second self: computers and the human spirit. 20th anniversary ed. Cambridge,
I am happy to announce that the paper I sought this information for has been accepted for publication in International Journal of Child-Computer Interaction. Pre-print version of the article can be found via the link below:
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