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International Journal of Educational Telecommunications

1995 Volume 1, Number 2

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Mediating the Mechanisms Which Make Collaborative Learning Sometimes Effective

    Pierre Dillenbourg & Daniel Schneider, University of Geneva, Switzerland

    Computer-mediated communication (CMC) renewed the interest for collaborative learning. Empirical findings show that collaborative learning is efficient, but only under some conditions. These... More

    pp. 131-146

  2. Social Presence Theory and Implications for Interaction and Collaborative Learning in Computer Conferences

    Charlotte N. Gunawardena, The University of New Mexico, United States

    This paper examines research on social presence theory and the implications for analyzing interaction, communication, collaborative learning, and the social context of computer-mediated... More

    pp. 147-166

  3. The Potential for Mindful Teaching at a Distance: A Dual Challenge in Educating Teachers

    Karen L. Murphy, Texas A&M University, United States

    The concepts of mindlessness and mindfulness have important implications for distance education, particularly for instructors who are new to teaching at a distance. This article begins with... More

    pp. 167-183

  4. Teaching in a Virtual Classroom

    Starr Roxanne Hiltz, New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States

    The Virtual Classroom is a teaching and learning environment constructed in software, which supports collaborative learning among students who participate at times and places of their choosing,... More

    pp. 185-198

  5. Distance Education with Telematics for Distance Educators

    Niki Davis, University of Exeter, United Kingdom

    This paper reviews a range of applications in which telecommunications have been used for professional development of teachers: From those which retrieve information, to those which provide it,... More

    pp. 199-211

  6. Distance Education for Developing Teacher Competence in the Use of Information Technology

    Jan Wibe, University of Trondheim, Norway

    Norwegian Upper secondary education is going through a great reform starting with the school-year 1994/95. The name of the reform is "Reform 94." New curriculum is developed for all subjects and... More

    pp. 213-222

  7. National Research and Education Network (NREN), National Information Infrastructure (NII), and a Global Information Infrastructure

    Chih Wang, University of Guam, Guam

    Envisioned as the "information superhighway," the National Research and Education Network (NREN) will be a giant network that will upgrade, expand, and link existing national and regional... More

    pp. 223-244

  8. Designing a Virtual Classroom

    Murray Turoff, New Jersey Institute of Technology, United States

    This paper reviews the software functionality that has evolved over the past two decades of research in Computer Mediated Communications at NJIT to create a Virtual Classroom to support distance... More

    pp. 245-262

  9. Artificial Agents in Distance Learning

    Tak-Wai Chan, National Central University, Taiwan

    Consider the graphical user interface of a distance learning system, the user could click on an icon of a personal assistant to find out if appropriate human peers are available on-line to form a... More

    pp. 263-282

  10. Intelligent Computer Assisted Instruction in a Distant Cooperative Learning Environment

    I-Fei Tsai, Shyang-Ming Yuan, Rong-Hong Jan & Dong-Liang Wang, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

    As computer technologies have advanced rapidly, a new model that differs from traditional educational methods, computer assisted instruction (CAI), has been promoted extensively in recent years.... More

    pp. 283-292

  11. Hypermedia Browsing Pattern Analysis

    Chuen-Tsai Sun & Yu-Tai Ching, National Chiao Tung University, Taiwan

    Hypermedia course-on-demand has become a focus of distance education through computer networks. In this paper we propose a quantitative approach for hypermedia browsing pattern analysis. Although... More

    pp. 293-308

  12. Supporting Network Based Learning Environments: Performance Monitoring by Causal Modeling

    Hueyching Janice Jih, Tamkang University, Taiwan; Chi-I Hsu, National Central University, Taiwan; Chaochang Chiu, Yuan Ze Institute of Technology, Taiwan

    This paper describes how to dynamically monitor each student's learning performance using causal modeling approach in computer networked learning environments. Although using the computer network... More

    pp. 309-321