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Computers & Education

January 2008 Volume 50, Number 1

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Number of articles: 29

  1. Designing, visualizing, and discussing algorithms within a CS 1 studio experience: An empirical study

    Christopher D. Hundhausen & Jonathan L. Brown

    Within the context of an introductory CS1 unit on algorithmic problem-solving, we are exploring the pedagogical value of a novel active learning activity—the “studio experience”—that actively... More

    pp. 301-326

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  2. Using a cognition-motivation-control view to assess the adoption intention for Web-based learning

    Hung-Pin Shih

    People expect Web technology to facilitate learning, particularly in higher education. A key issue involves the factors motivating the adoption of the Web for learning. Drawing upon social... More

    pp. 327-337

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  3. Using a voting system in conjunction with interactive whiteboard technology to enhance learning in the English language classroom

    Euline Schmid Cutrim

    This study discusses the pedagogical potential of an interactive voting system used in conjunction with interactive whiteboard technology. The data discussed here are drawn from a qualitative study... More

    pp. 338-356

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  4. Adaptable learning assistant for item bank management

    Atorn Nuntiyagul, Kanlaya Naruedomkul, Nick Cercone & Damras Wongsawang

    We present PKIP, an adaptable learning assistant tool for managing question items in item banks. PKIP is not only able to automatically assist educational users to categorize the question items... More

    pp. 357-370

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  5. Collaborative spaces for GIS-based multimedia cartography in blended environments

    Shivanand Balram & Suzana Dragićević

    The interaction spaces between instructors and learners in the traditional face-to-face classroom environment are being changed by the diffusion and adoption of many forms of computer-based... More

    pp. 371-385

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  6. Exploring the relationships between Web usability and students’ perceived learning in Web-based multimedia (WBMM) tutorials

    Thomas P. Mackey & Jinwon Ho

    The purpose of this case study is to better understand the relationships between Web usability and students’ perceived learning in the design and implementation of Web-based multimedia (WBMM)... More

    pp. 386-409

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  7. Assessment of the NEOTHEMI virtual museum project – An on-line survey

    Sean Neill

    The NEOTHEMI Comenius 3 network focused on cultural heritage and aimed to produce a virtual museum of cultural heritage from ten countries in Europe, including Hungary, which joined the EU in 2004,... More

    pp. 410-420

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  8. The correlates of the digital divide and their impact on college student learning

    Flora F. Tien & Tsu-Tan Fu

    By focusing on two dimensions of the digital divide—computer use and computer knowledge, this study explores four research questions: (1) What are the undergraduates doing with the computers they... More

    pp. 421-436

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  9. The evaluation of the student teachers’ attitudes toward Internet and democracy

    Behcet Oral

    The aims of this study are to find out (1) how student teachers’ attitudes toward Internet affect their attitudes toward democracy, (2) how student teachers’ attitudes toward democracy are in terms... More

    pp. 437-445

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