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Journal of Educational Computing Research

1998 Volume 18, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Relational Databases in Assessment: An Application to Online Scoring

    Sean J. Whalen & Isaac I. Bejar

    Discusses the design of online scoring software for computer-based education supporting high psychometric and fairness standards. Describes a system from the point of view of graders and... More

    pp. 1-13

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  2. Correlates among Computer-Using Teacher Educators' Beliefs, Teaching and Learning Preferences, and Demographics

    Bernard R. Robin & Judith B. Harris

    A survey of 167 instructors at teacher preparation institutions revealed correlations between technology use and teaching style. Technology users who preferred learner-centered teaching had higher ... More

    pp. 15-35

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  3. Comparing Understanding of Programming Design Concepts Using Visual Basic and Traditional Basic

    Cathy Bishop-Clark

    A study of 89 computer programming students in two instructional groups found that those using Visual Basic (VB) mastered programming design concepts as well as those using traditional BASIC.... More

    pp. 37-47

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  4. Computer Course Enrollment, Home Computer Access, and Gender: Relationships to High School Students' Success with Computer Spreadsheet Use for Problem Solving in Pre-Algebra

    Sharon Dugdale, Elyon DeKoven & Mi-Kyung Ju

    A study of 50 students (grade 9) enrolled in a computer course found that home computer access for females was a predictor of early success for using computers as a learning resource and that... More

    pp. 49-62

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  5. The Impact of Psychological Gender, Gender-Related Perceptions, Significant Others, and The Introducer of Technology upon Computer Anxiety in Students

    Mark J. Brosnan

    A survey of 119 undergraduate psychology students investigated the gender-related effects of masculinity, femininity, and perceiving technology to be masculinized upon computer anxiety in addition ... More

    pp. 63-78

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  6. Conflicting Ideologies: Simulating Significant Historical Human Decision Processes

    Charles W. Gerson

    A formative small-group (n12) evaluation of a pair of opposed computer simulations modeling the thinking of historical ideologies (communist insurgency and counter-insurgency) suggests simulations ... More

    pp. 79-98

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