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Computers & Education

2001 Volume 37, Number 3

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Number of articles: 11

  1. Electronic office hours: a component of distance learning

    F.Layne Wallace & Susan R Wallace

    This paper describes a technique to blend distance learning with traditional educational methods using Electronic Office Hours. Electronic Office Hours can connect the teacher and students outside ... More

    pp. 195-209

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  2. Advanced multimedia telecommunications using a high speed broadband backbone network beyond all aspects of the current internet (revised)

    Takao Ichiko, Masaki Yamamoto, Yousuke Kawamura & Motochika Hanano

    This paper describes the present status as well as future trends of an electronic information network system oriented toward the next generation. From the basic point of view, problems and issues... More

    pp. 211-224

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  3. Neclle: Network-based communicative language-learning environment focusing on communicative gaps

    Hiroaki Ogata, Yuqin Liu, Youji Ochi & Yoneo Yano

    This paper focuses on the problem of language transfer in foreign language learning. The transfer often leads to a communicative gap, which is caused by the difference between a learner's mother... More

    pp. 225-240

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  4. Metaphors and models in Internet-based learning

    Johannes C Cronjé

    Most Internet-based education and training sites use the metaphor of a virtual classroom, and the methodology follows the model of a virtual lecture. This article investigates ways in which other... More

    pp. 241-256

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  5. Multimedia training in the pig industry

    G Coleman, T Rea, M Hall, A Sawyer & P.H Hemsworth

    This paper evaluates the effectiveness of a multimedia training program designed specifically for stockpeople in the pig industry. The information was presented in either multimedia or printed... More

    pp. 257-271

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  6. ContentNet: a framework for the interoperability of educational content using standard IMS

    Viviane Torres da Silva, Carlos José Pereira de Lucena & Hugo Fuks

    The World Wide Web arises as a means to facilitate communication and provide an easier user interface to obtain distributed data. The WWW was organized to allow information contained within it to... More

    pp. 273-295

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  7. A Web-based EFL writing environment: integrating information for learners, teachers, and researchers

    David Wible, Chin-Hwa Kuo, Feng-yi Chien, Anne Liu & Nai-Lung Tsao

    With the rise in the popularity of web-based education, there is a pressing need for the design of web-based systems that are domain-specific. This need is particularly acute for the domain of... More

    pp. 297-315

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  8. Computers and undergraduate mathematics 2: on the desktop

    David Crowe & Hossein Zand

    This, the second of a series of papers [two of which appeared in the issue 35 (2000) of this journal Computers and Education 35 (2000) 95, 123] focuses our analysis of the use of computers for... More

    pp. 317-344

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  9. Computerization of school administration: impact on the principal’s role—a case study

    Moshe Telem

    Changes in the principal’s role, resulting from the computerization of a high-school’s instruction-administration subsystem (i.e. a significant technological change), occurred in six major... More

    pp. 345-62

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  10. Gender and computers: similarities and differences in Iranian college students' attitudes toward computers

    Lily Shashaani & Ashmad Khalili

    This study surveys attitudes about computers among 375 Iranian undergraduate students (155 males and 220 females). We found significant gender differences with respect to confidence about computers... More

    pp. 363-375

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  11. Web-based teaching and learner control: a research review

    Binshan Lin & Chang-tseh Hsieh

    The premise of this paper is that the effectiveness of web in contributing to learning will be a function of web-model alignment and the appropriateness of the model to a particular learning... More

    pp. 377-386

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