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Computers & Education

2000 Volume 34, Number 3

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Number of articles: 14

  1. Who benefits from virtuality?

    Barry Harper, John G. Hedberg & Rob Wright

    For educational software to take advantage of contemporary views of learning, instructional designers need to employ design models that incorporate the variety of ideas that are based on... More

    pp. 163-176

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  2. The design of personal mobile technologies for lifelong learning

    Mike Sharples

    This paper sets out a framework for the design of a new genre of educational technology — personal (handheld or wearable) computer systems that support learning from any location throughout a... More

    pp. 177-193

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  3. A new environment for education? The computer in the home

    Rosamund Sutherland, Keri Facer, Ruth Furlong & John Furlong

    This paper derives from an interdisciplinary research project which is studying the engagement of young people with different aspects of techno-popular culture. The focus is on the young person and... More

    pp. 195-212

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  4. To see a painting versus to walk in a painting: an experiment on sense-making through virtual reality

    Alessandro Antonietti & Manuela Cantoia

    It has been maintained that Virtual Reality (VR) may allow students to “get into” the representation simulated by the computer, so that they can mentally act on the relation they have with the... More

    pp. 213-223

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  5. Requirements elicitation for virtual actors in collaborative learning environments

    Daphne Economou, William L Mitchell & Tom Boyle

    This paper reports on the elicitation of requirements for Virtual Actors in Collaborative Virtual Learning Environments (CVLEs). The methodological approach followed involves the phased development... More

    pp. 225-239

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  6. Designing argumentation for conceptual development

    Andrew Ravenscroft

    If Virtual Learning Environments are to support real learning, they must promote effective teaching–learning processes and interactions. In this paper we describe a collaborative, computer-based... More

    pp. 241-255

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  7. Variety is the spice of life: student use of CMC in the context of campus based study

    P Light, E Nesbitt, V Light & S White

    pp. 257-267

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  8. Learning through synchronous electronic discussion

    A.L Veerman, J.E.B Andriessen & G Kanselaar

    This article reports a study examining university student pairs carrying out an electronic discussion task in a synchronous computer mediated communication (CMC) system (NetMeeting). The purpose of... More

    pp. 269-290

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  9. Pedagogical considerations for a web-based tandem language learning environment

    Christine Appel & Tony Mullen

    Tandem language learning strategies have long been recognised for their pedagogical value. E-mail tandem exchanges have allowed learners to engage in active communicative contact with native... More

    pp. 291-308

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  10. Reflection on-line or off-line: the role of learning technologies in encouraging students to reflect

    Jane K. Seale & Alan J. Cann

    This paper presents case studies that describe the experiences of the two authors in trying to use learning technologies to facilitate reflective thinking in their students. At the University of... More

    pp. 309-320

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  11. The theatre through the computer

    Osvaldo Luiz de Oliveira & M.Cecı́lia C. Baranauskas

    There is a long history of the theatre being used with educational purposes. Now the evolution of multimedia resources provide an opportunity to implement theatre through the computer. Although... More

    pp. 321-325

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  12. The TOOMOL project: supporting a personalised and conversational approach to learning

    Oleg Liber, Bill Olivier & Sandy Britain

    Toolkit for the Management of Learning (TOOMOL) project is a JISC Technologies Applications Programme funded project, developing tools to help teachers and students to manage learning resources,... More

    pp. 327-333

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  13. Gender and web home pages

    Hugh Miller & Jill Arnold

    pp. 335-339

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  14. Telesupport in breastfeeding

    Marlene Sinclair, Anne Lazenbatt, Sydney Salmon & Janet Calvert

    pp. 341-343

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