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Journal of Educational Computing Research

1997 Volume 17, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. An Examination of the Factor Structures of the Computer Attitude Scale

    John B. Nash & Pauline A. Moroz

    This study, utilizing data from 208 educators, obtained estimates of the reliability of the four subscale version of the 40-item Computer Attitude Scale (CAS); provided detailed information... More

    pp. 341-56

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  2. Chelsea Bank: Scans and Workplace Knowledge

    Larry Mikulecky, Paul Lloyd & Jennifer M. Conner

    Examines the extent to which student groups working with the Chelsea Bank computer simulation were able to use school-to-work transition skills. Results show that students demonstrated substantial ... More

    pp. 357-69

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  3. Affiliations of Computer Self-Efficacy and Attitudes with Need for Learning Computer Skills

    Yixin Zhang & Sue Espinoza

    This study of 296 undergraduate students investigates relationships concerning computer efficacy, attitudes toward computers, and need for learning computer skills. Multiple regression revealed... More

    pp. 371-83

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  4. Barriers to the Effective Use of Technology in Education: Current Status

    Dee L. Fabry & John R. Higgs

    While the number of computers in the classroom continues to increase and tremendous support for technology integration exists in government, business, and academia, a major discrepancy exists... More

    pp. 385-95

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  5. Analysis of a Global Online Debate and the Development of an Interaction Analysis Model for Examining Social Construction of Knowledge in Computer Conferencing

    Charlotte N. Gunawardena, Constance A. Lowe & Terry Anderson

    Looks for appropriate interaction analysis/content analysis techniques that assist in examining the negotiation of meaning and coconstruction of knowledge in collaborative learning environments... More

    pp. 397-431

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