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Journal of Computer Assisted Learning

February 2014 Volume 30, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Does Social Capital Matter? A Quantitative Approach to Examining Technology Infusion in Schools

    S C. Li & T H. Choi

    Changing teachers' perceptions about the value of technology and equipping them with appropriate knowledge and skills in pedagogical use of technology is often regarded as a key determinant of... More

    pp. 1-16

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  2. An Alternative to Language Learner Dependence on L2 Caption-Reading Input for Comprehension of Sitcoms in a Multimedia Learning Environment

    C-H Li

    Most second/foreign language (L2) learners have difficulty understanding listening input because of its implicit and ephemeral nature, and they typically have better reading comprehension than... More

    pp. 17-29

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  3. A Dynamic Analysis of the Interplay between Asynchronous and Synchronous Communication in Online Learning: The Impact of Motivation

    B Giesbers, B Rienties, D Tempelaar & W Gijselaers

    With the increased affordances of synchronous communication tools, more opportunities for online learning to resemble face-to-face settings have recently become available. However, synchronous... More

    pp. 30-50

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  4. CC-LR: Providing Interactive, Challenging and Attractive Collaborative Complex Learning Resources

    S Caballé, N Mora, M Feidakis, D Gañán, J Conesa, T Daradoumis & J Prieto

    Many researchers argue that students must be meaningfully engaged in the learning resources for effective learning to occur. However, current online learners still report a problematic lack of... More

    pp. 51-67

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  5. Exploring Students' Learning Effectiveness and Attitude in Group Scribbles-Supported Collaborative Reading Activities: A Study in the Primary Classroom

    C-P Lin, W Chen, S-J Yang, W Xie & C-C Lin

    Improving students' reading comprehension is of significance. In this study, collaborative learning supported by Group Scribbles (GS), a networked technology, was integrated into a primary... More

    pp. 68-81

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  6. Learning in a Mobile Age: An Investigation of Student Motivation

    K Ciampa

    The purpose of this single-case study was to explore the lived experiences of a grade 6 teacher and students who used tablets as part of their classroom instruction. Malone and Lepper's... More

    pp. 82-96

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