Search results for author:"Lena Pareto"
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The Squares Family: A Game and Story based Microworld for Understanding Arithmetic Concepts designed to attract girls.
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 1567–1574
To address the matter of children's lacking understanding of arithmetic concepts, we have designed an educational environment, a microworld, which we believe stimulate self-regulation and reflective cognition. The microworld is based on an...
International Journal of Artificial Intelligence in Education Vol. 24, No. 3 (September 2014) pp. 251–283
In this paper we will describe a learning environment designed to foster conceptual understanding and reasoning in mathematics among younger school children. The learning environment consists of 48 2-player game variants based on a graphical model...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 79–86
We report results from a three-year School Development Project in which digital technology supports cross-border collaboration and innovative models for teaching in virtual classrooms are designed. The study involved 22 teachers and 600 students in...
A Teachable-Agent-Based Game Affording Collaboration and Competition: Evaluating Math Comprehension and Motivation
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 60, No. 5 (October 2012) pp. 723–751
This paper presents an educational game in mathematics based on an apprenticeship model using a teachable agent, as well as an evaluative study of how the game affects (1) conceptual understanding and (2) attitudes towards mathematics. In addition,...
International Journal of Advanced Corporate Learning (iJAC) Vol. 1, No. 2 (Nov 09, 2008) pp. 17–23
Designing for learning at work in a manner that embraces the rich situatedness of practice involves a number of challenges in bridging normative and descriptive perspectives, as well as closing the gap between IS design theory and practice. In this...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2008 (Nov 17, 2008) pp. 3934–3941
Competence and competent acting are central concerns for most knowledge-intensive firms of today. These firms are dependent on information systems for organizing competence. However, the IT-systems available to support competence management,...