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Computers & Education

1998 Volume 31, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Criteria for evaluating CAI applications

    Marja Kuittinen

    This paper introduces novel criteria for evaluating computer-aided instruction (CAI) applications. The criteria are based on the character of the teaching subject, human learning theories, and... More

    pp. 1-16

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  2. CALL and Web training with teacher self-empowerment: a departmental and long-term approach

    Liam Murray

    This paper examines the benefits of self-empowering, group in-service training (INSET). It incorporates evidence from several case studies. The training involves the teaching and practising of... More

    pp. 17-23

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  3. Relate–Create–Donate: a teaching/learning philosophy for the cyber-generation

    Ben Shneiderman

    Relate-Create-Donate, a three-component adaptable educational philosophy that integrates technology to create collaborative team experiences based on ambitious, authentic service-oriented projects.... More

    pp. 25-39

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  4. ISDN-based distance learning: tangible costs, intangible benefits

    Gabriel Jacobs & Catherine Rodgers

    The issue of the financial costs associated with distance learning using live video is most often discussed only tangentially in the relevant research literature. This paper addresses the issue... More

    pp. 41-53

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  5. Application of the Socratic dialogue on corrective learning of subtraction

    Kuo-En Chang, Mei-Ling Lin & Sei-Wang Chen

    The purpose of this research is to construct a corrective learning system using the Socratic dialogue as a guide to correct mistakes in students' knowledge on the domain of subtraction. Since the... More

    pp. 55-68

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  6. Hypermedia systems for improving knowledge, understanding and skills in engineering degree courses

    M. Hill, J.D. Bailey & P.A.S. Reed

    Two contrasting computer based learning applications have been introduced into engineering degree courses. Both are based upon the “open” hypermedia approach, and both use Microcosm to organise and... More

    pp. 69-88

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  7. A low-tech, hands-on approach to teaching sorting algorithms to working students

    J Geller & R Dios

    This work focuses upon identifying the educational effects of “activity oriented” instructional techniques. We seek to determine which instructional methods produce enhanced learning and... More

    pp. 89-103

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  8. A new approach to ITS-curriculum and course authoring: the authoring environment

    R Nkambou, C Frasson & G Gauthier

    The aim of this paper is to present an authoring environment dedicated to the development of curriculum and course material that can be handled by an Intelligent Tutoring System (ITS). The adopted ... More

    pp. 105-30

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