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Journal of Computing in Higher Education

August 2010 Volume 22, Number 2

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Expressions of Critical Thinking in Role-Playing Simulations: Comparisons across Roles

    Peggy A. Ertmer, Johannes Strobel, Xi Cheng, Xiaojun Chen, Hannah Kim, Larissa Olesova, Ayesha Sadaf & Annette Tomory

    The development of critical thinking is crucial in professional education to augment the capabilities of pre-professional students. One method for enhancing critical thinking is participation in... More

    pp. 73-94

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  2. Using Online Discussion Boards with Large and Small Groups to Enhance Learning of Assistive Technology

    John W. McCarthy, Julia L. Smith & Danielle DeLuca

    There is a need for further research to understand the potential uses of asynchronous electronic discussions in higher education courses. Electronic discussion boards were conducted with two... More

    pp. 95-113

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  3. The Role of Involvement in Learning Management System Success

    Jane E. Klobas & Tanya J. McGill

    Learning management systems (LMS) have been adopted by the majority of higher education institutions and research that explores the factors that influence the success of LMS is needed. This paper... More

    pp. 114-134

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  4. Effect of Worked Examples on Mental Model Progression in a Computer-Based Simulation Learning Environment

    Aubteen Darabi, David W. Nelson, Richard Meeker, Xinya Liang & Wilma Boulware

    In a diagnostic problem solving operation of a computer-simulated chemical plant, chemical engineering students were randomly assigned to two groups: one studying product-oriented worked examples, ... More

    pp. 135-147

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