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Machine-Mediated Learning

1996 Volume 5, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Complex Learning in Computer Environments: An Introduction

    Jarmo J. Levonen & Markku Tukiainen

    Introduces the field of complex learning and describes the articles in this and a following special issue on complex learning in computer environments. Highlights include chaos theory; nonlinear... More

    pp. 59-62

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  2. ASSET: A Structured Spreadsheet Calculation System

    Markku Tukiainen

    Discussion of spreadsheet programs focuses on a more user-supportive and less error-producing way of constructing spreadsheet applications and learning spreadsheet calculation. Topics include... More

    pp. 63-76

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  3. Visual Tutoring System for Programming Multiprocessor Networks

    Elena Trichina

    Describes a visual tutoring system for programming distributive-memory multiprocessor networks. Highlights include difficulties of parallel programming, and three instructional modes in the system,... More

    pp. 77-90

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  4. Supporting Learning at Work by Making Work Activities Visible through Information Technology

    Marjo Favorin & Kari Kuutti

    Discusses how information technology can help to bring learning and working together by making work and its organizational context visible; describes a framework based on activity theory for... More

    pp. 109-18

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  5. The Relevance of HCI Guidelines for Educational Interfaces

    David J. Gilmore

    Considers the relevance of human-computer interaction (HCI) guidelines for educational interface design, including why educational software is different from other products; differences in goal... More

    pp. 119-33

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  6. Software Designers and Teachers as Evaluators of Computer-Based Learning Environments

    Paivi Hakkinen

    Describes a study conducted in Finland that investigated designers' and teachers' conceptions of learning and evaluation criteria for educational software. Results indicate that designers... More

    pp. 135-48

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