You are here:

Computers & Education

February 2007 Volume 48, Number 2

Search this issue

Table of Contents

Number of articles: 11

  1. A framework for lab work management in mass courses. Application to Low Level Input/Output without hardware

    Santiago Rodríguez, Juan Zamorano, Francisco Rosales, Antonio García Dopico & José Luis Pedraza

    This paper describes a complete lab work management framework designed and developed in the authors’ department to help teachers to manage the small projects that students are expected to complete ... More

    pp. 153-170

    View Abstract
  2. Research and development of web-based virtual online classroom

    Zongkai Yang & Qingtang Liu

    To build a web-based virtual learning environment depends on information technologies, concerns technology supporting learning methods and theories. A web-based virtual online classroom is designed... More

    pp. 171-184

    View Abstract
  3. Comparing dropouts and persistence in e-learning courses

    Yair Levy

    Several studies have been conducted related to dropouts from on-campus and distance education courses. However, no clear definition of dropout from academic courses was provided. Consequently, this... More

    pp. 185-204

    View Abstract
  4. Unethical computer using behavior scale: A study of reliability and validity on Turkish university students

    Aysen Gurcan Namlu & Hatice Ferhan Odabasi

    This study was carried out in a Turkish university with 216 undergraduate students of computer technology as respondents. The study aimed to develop a scale (UECUBS) to determine the unethical... More

    pp. 205-215

    View Abstract
  5. Effects of computer-assisted instruction on students’ achievement in Taiwan: A meta-analysis

    Yuen-kuang Cliff Liao

    A meta-analysis was performed to synthesize existing research comparing the effects of computer-assisted instruction (CAI) versus traditional instruction (TI) on students’ achievement in Taiwan.... More

    pp. 216-233

    View Abstract
  6. Environmental design for a structured network learning society

    Ben Chang, Nien-Heng Cheng, Yi-Chan Deng & Tak-Wai Chan

    Social interactions profoundly impact the learning processes of learners in traditional societies. The rapid rise of the Internet using population has been the establishment of numerous different... More

    pp. 234-249

    View Abstract
  7. Empirical examination of the adoption of WebCT using TAM

    E.W.T. Ngai, J.K.L. Poon & Y.H.C. Chan

    Web Course Tools (WebCT) have enhanced the ability and motivation of institutes of higher education to support e-learning. In this study, we extended the Technology Acceptance Model to include... More

    pp. 250-267

    View Abstract
  8. User oriented techniques to support interaction and decision making with large educational databases

    Roger Hartley & Saud M.Y. Almuhaidib

    Information Technology is developing rapidly and providing policy/decision makers with large amounts of information that require processing and analysis. Decision support systems (DSS) aim to... More

    pp. 268-284

    View Abstract
  9. A scale for monitoring students’ attitudes to learning mathematics with technology

    Robyn Pierce, Kaye Stacey & Anastasios Barkatsas

    The Mathematics and Technology Attitudes Scale (MTAS) is a simple scale for middle secondary years students that monitors five affective variables relevant to learning mathematics with technology. ... More

    pp. 285-300

    View Abstract
  10. Gender and cultural differences in Internet use: A study of China and the UK

    Nai Li & Gill Kirkup

    This study investigates differences in use of, and attitudes toward the Internet and computers generally for Chinese and British students, and gender differences in this cross-cultural context. Two... More

    pp. 301-317

    View Abstract
  11. Scheduling topics for improved student comprehension of recursion

    Michael Zmuda & Melanie Hatch

    This paper presents the results of an experiment conducted to assess the affects of teaching recursion in two disjoint, non-consecutive units of instruction. One group of students was taught basic ... More

    pp. 318-328

    View Abstract