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Computers & Education

April 2004 Volume 42, Number 3

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Number of articles: 5

  1. The efficiency of algorithms—misconceptions

    Judith Gal-Ezer & Ela Zur

    The implementation of a new computer science (CS) curriculum in high schools which includes all the basic elements of traditional CS programs, motivated a research to determine how students... More

    pp. 215-226

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  2. Proposal of a framework for Internet based licensing of learning objects

    Osvaldo A. Santos & Fernando M.S. Ramos

    This paper presents a proposal of a framework whose main objective is to manage the delivery and rendering of learning objects in a digital rights controlled environment. The framework is based on ... More

    pp. 227-242

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  3. Analyzing student interactions and meaning construction in computer bulletin board discussions

    Judith B Pena-Shaff & Craig Nicholls

    This case study, based on social constructivist learning theory, investigated the communication patterns and the knowledge construction process of students who used a computer bulletin board system... More

    pp. 243-265

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  4. The relationship of learning traits, motivation and performance-learning response dynamics

    Wu-Yuin Hwang, Chen-Bin Chang & Gan-Jung Chen

    This paper proposes a model of learning dynamics and learning energy, one that analyzes learning systems scientifically. This model makes response to the learner action by means of some equations... More

    pp. 267-287

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  5. Computer supported collaborative learning using wirelessly interconnected handheld computers

    Gustavo Zurita & Miguel Nussbaum

    Collaborative learning is widely used in elementary classrooms. However, when working without technological support, some problems can be detected. We describe how weaknesses in coordination,... More

    pp. 289-314

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