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Contact: Sarah Mancoll
smancoll@srcd.org
202-289-7905
Society for Research in Child Development

Early learning from educational media

Researchers examine ways learning in youngsters can be fostered

Early mental and intellectual stimulation is important for subsequent learning. What role do electronic media play in this process? New studies are providing rigorous examinations of whether educational medial with certain features promote early learning.

The Society for Research in Child Development (SRCD) will host a symposium during its Biennial Meeting that brings together researchers to consider educational media and early learning in global contexts. Among the questions that will be addressed:

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The symposium will take place in the Washington Convention Center, Room 3A, on Thursday, April 18, 2013, from 4:10 to 5:40 p.m.



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