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Journal of Educational Computing Research

1998 Volume 18, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Cognitive Research, Learning Theory, & Software Design: The Virtual Library

    Molly Nicaise

    Describes design considerations that were made for a software prototype called the Virtual Library that were framed by cognitive research and learning theory. When completed, the software will... More

    pp. 105-21

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  2. Designing a Hypermedia Tool for Learning about Children's Mathematical Cognition

    Matthew J. Koehler & Richard Lehrer

    Describes the design of a hypermedia tool for helping preservice teachers learn about the growth and development of children's mathematical reasoning based on research in cognitive science, and... More

    pp. 123-45

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  3. Taking the Byte Out of Internet Anxiety: Instructional Techniques that Reduce Computer/Internet Anxiety in the Classroom

    Caroline Presno

    Describes a study that was conducted to determine the instructional techniques and behaviors that either reduced or exacerbated anxiety in an Internet class for novice adult students. Through... More

    pp. 147-61

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  4. Psychological Characteristics of Students Taking Programming-Oriented and Applications-Oriented Computing Courses

    John P. Charlton & Paul E. Birkett

    Compares characteristics of students taking programming-oriented versus applications-oriented higher education courses. Topics include computer engagement, programming experience, computing... More

    pp. 163-82

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  5. Navigational Aids and Learner Control in Hypermedia Instructional Programs

    Patricia A. Burke, Jennifer L. Etnier & Howard J. Sullivan

    Describes a study of fifth graders that examined the effects of learner control and navigational aids on performance in a hypermedia instructional program. Results indicated that students who moved... More

    pp. 183-96

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