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Journal of Computing in Higher Education

1995 Volume 6, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Virtual Libraries, Virtual Communities, and the Future of the Public Library

    Christinger Tomer

    A discussion of the "virtual library," use of a variety of cost-effective information technologies to provide high-quality library services to every sector of the community, considers implications ... More

    pp. 3-39

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  2. Computers as Cognitive Tools: Learning with Technology, Not from Technology

    David H. Jonassen

    Cognitive tools, computer-based applications normally used as productivity software, can also function as knowledge representation formalisms that require learners to think critically. Databases,... More

    pp. 40-73

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  3. R-WISE: A Learning Environment for Teaching Reading Comprehension

    Patricia A. Carlson & Veronica Larralde

    R-WISE (Reading and Writing in a Supportive Environment), a computerized package for teaching critical literacy, is described, focusing on its use in developing reading comprehension. The program... More

    pp. 74-98

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  4. An Approach to Designing Computer-Based Evaluation of Student Constructed Responses: Effects on Achievement and Instructional Time

    William J. Gibbs

    This study compared the effects of five constructed response answer evaluation strategies on both student achievement and instructional time during computer-based learning: (1) computerized... More

    pp. 99-119

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  5. Russian HyperTutor: Designing Interactive Multimedia for the Macintosh

    George Mitrevski

    Describes an interactive, multimedia computer program designed to teach Russian grammar, and accompany a commercial textbook. Each of the 35 lessons integrates graphics, sound, and animation. A... More

    pp. 120-37

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  6. Software Review: "Interactive Calculus."

    Edward A. Connors

    An interactive, multimedia text for calculus instruction that contains the entire contents of a corresponding textbook is evaluated and found to have features that enhance concepts with dynamic... More

    pp. 138-40

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