Search results for author:"Piet Kommers"
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Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 8, No. 3 (1997) pp. 281–287
A rather drastic attempt to benefit from computers in our schools is to see them as prostheses for thinking, reasoning, estimating, experimenting, and learning. Most intriguing in these attempts is that we are confronted with new views on the...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 11, No. 3 (2000) pp. 259–264
Learning is an active process clearly distinguished from simply being taught. Active involvement in learning helps learners build knowledge in their heads, which is one of the key issues advocated by constructivists. However, learners still need...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 13, No. 1 (2002) pp. 111–133
This article presents an experimental study aimed at investigating the learning effectiveness of concept mapping for computer-supported collaborative problem solving. The main assumption underlying this research is that shared cognition is...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 10, No. 3 (1999) pp. 235–242
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 18, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 7–9
This special issue focuses on the co-evolution of learning paradigms in the resonance of WWW-based learning support systems of the recent decade. Most striking is the rather autonomous trend towards information management for learning: the beauty of ...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 10, No. 3 (1999) pp. 389–400
This paper provides results from research work done in respect to the application of agent technology within educational settings. It focuses on problem solving, information handling issues and idea generation. It is based on two research system...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 13, No. 1 (2002) pp. 5–9
Traditionally, cognition has been treated as residing in the head, as being a property of the individual mind. To a large extent, current psychological and educational practice is founded upon this conception of cognition. Nevertheless, in recent...
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 482–487
This article is purposed to present an intelligent agent-based instructional design model on the subject of cognitive mapping strategy. It is a further conceptualisation of the rational behind the existing SMILE-Maker tool. SMILE-Maker is a...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 1006–1011
This paper focuses on the purposes, theoretical model and functionality of the SMILE Maker - a web-based problem-solving tool. From instructional design point of view, an attempt to established a balance between constructivism/ instructivism,...
Computers & Education Vol. 56, No. 3 (April 2011) pp. 727–735
Improving the effectiveness of learning when students observe video lectures becomes urgent with the rising advent of (web-based) video materials. Vital questions are how students differ in their learning preferences and what patterns in viewing...
Selected Aspects and Conditions of the Use of Robots in STEM Education for Young Learners as Viewed by Teachers and Students
Interactive Technology and Smart Education Vol. 14, No. 4 (2017) pp. 296–312
Purpose: This paper aims to discuss issues related to science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) education. It is emphasized that the need to prepare students with twenty-first-century skills through STEM-related teaching is strong,...
Education and Information Technologies Vol. 21, No. 5 (2016) pp. 1135–1151
Video is increasingly used as an instructional tool. It is therefore becoming more important to improve learning of students from video. We investigated whether student learning effects are influenced through an instruction about other viewing...