Today’s Tech Literacy Tools: Parental Perceptions of Apps for Preschoolers

Vivian Howard, Maureen Wallace


Several studies have also shown that literacy software on traditional (i.e., non-touchscreen) computers has a positive effect on children’s emergent literacy. However, as a new technology, interactive multimedia book apps, designed for young children and installed on touchscreen devices, have not been the focus of much previous research and our understanding of their use and impact is limited.

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