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American Educational Research Association Annual Meeting

Jul 09, 1995

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Number of papers: 55

  1. Development of a Tutoring System for Probability Problem-Solving

    Ann Aileen O'Connell & Linda Bol

    Interpreting information regarding health risks, crime statistics, and government polls requires some ability to use and interpret probabilities. Studies have shown that even after training or... More

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  2. Mediated Collaborative Learning - How CSILE Supports a Shift from Knowledge in the Head to Knowledge in the World. Draft

    Andrew Cohen

    In Computer-Supported Intentional Learning Environments (CSILE), students use a computer-database system as a tool to store and organize their curriculum-related knowledge as a means of sharing... More

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  3. Learning As the New Form of Labor

    Bente Elkjaer

    Increased attention in organizational theory on how to improve the design of a learning organization has indicated a need for the development of a theory on how employees learn in, and in relation ... More

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  4. Uses of and Attitudes toward Computers in Korean Schools

    Miheon L. Jo

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the present status of computer use and educators' attitudes toward computers in South Korean schools. The questionnaire, mailed to 300 urban and rural... More

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  5. Information Highway: Implementation through Partnerships

    James S. Belk

    An analysis and evaluation by the State of North Carolina on its effective use of technology revealed that the state was highly fragmented in the use of and access to technology; the result of this... More

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  6. Affective Responses and Cognitive Models of the Computing Environment

    Andrew R. Wallace & Kenneth E. Sinclair

    New electronic technologies provide powerful tools for managing and processing the rapidly increasing amounts of information available for learning; teachers, however, have often been slow in... More

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  7. Free at Last? Teachers, Computers and Independent Learning

    Helen McDonald & Lawrence Ingvarson

    This paper examines the notion of whether computers can provide teachers with the necessary tools to alter the constraints of the traditional classroom and allow for constructivism and independent ... More

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  8. Making Game Artifacts To Facilitate Rich and Meaningful Learning

    Yasmin Kafai

    The artifacts (instructional games) created by a class of fourth-grade students engaged in designing educational games are analyzed. To facilitate the analysis, these artifacts were compared with... More

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  9. VTLOGANL Video Tape Logging and Analysis. Release Notes Version 2.81

    Jeffrey B. Hecht

    VTLOGANL is a project to enhance and develop new methods and computer software to aid the social science researcher using video tape. This paper describes the latest release of the VTLOGANL program... More

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  10. An Integrated Approach to Mathematical Modeling: A Classroom Study

    Helen M. Doerr

    Modeling, simulation, and discrete mathematics have all been identified by professional mathematics education organizations as important areas for secondary school study. This classroom study... More

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  11. How the Collapsing of Categories Impacts the Item Information Function in Polytomous Item Response Theory

    Darius A. Lecointe

    The purpose of this Item Response Theory study was to investigate how the expected reduction in item information, due to the collapsing of response categories in performance assessment data, was... More

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  12. Literacy Connection: A Study of Women and Computer Technology in a Two-Year College

    Mary F. O'Sullivan

    Accepting the image of computer technology as incompatible with women reinforces the long history of women's disassociation from technology. In terms of both literacy and computer technology, women... More

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  13. Analysis of Job Announcements and the Required Competencies for Instructional Technology Professionals

    Mahnaz Moallem

    A study was conducted to analyze current job announcements in the field of instructional design and technology and to produce descriptive information that portrays the required skills and areas of ... More

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  14. On-line Multimedia Assessment of Curricula: Experiences with the Multimedia Forum Kiosk

    Sherry Hsi & Christopher M. Hoadley

    The Multimedia Forum Kiosk (MFK) is an on-line discussion tool that has been tested as a new technique for assessing curricular reform. MFK collects discussion comments entered into the computer by... More

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  15. New Algorithms for Item Selection and Exposure Control with Computerized Adaptive Testing

    Tim Davey & Cynthia G. Parshall

    Although computerized adaptive tests acquire their efficiency by successively selecting items that provide optimal measurement at each examinee's estimated level of ability, operational testing... More

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