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Journal of Educational Computing Research

2000 Volume 23, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Enabling Student Accomplishment Online: An Overview of Factors for Success in Web-based Distance Education

    Dan Eastmond

    Explains essential factors found in recent research for student accomplishment in Web-based degree programs and how these can be facilitated in the course level through instructional design,... More

    pp. 343-58

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  2. Building Knowledge Building Communities: Consistency, Contact and Communication in the Virtual Classroom

    Karen Swan, Peter Shea, Eric Fredericksen, Alexandra Pickett, William Pelz & Greg Maher

    Examines factors affecting the success of asynchronous online learning both through a review of the research and through an empirical investigation of student perceptions and course design factors ... More

    pp. 359-83

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  3. Online Learners and Their Learning Strategies

    Tammy Dewar & Dave Whittington

    Describes an experiment that looked at how adult learners made use of their Myers-Briggs Type Indicator (MBTI[R]), a personality assessment tool, type to cope with the challenges of learning in an ... More

    pp. 385-403

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  4. Impact of Asynchronous and Synchronous Internet-based Communication on Collaboration and Performance among K-12 Teachers

    Barbara Ohlund, Chong Ho Yu, Angel Jannasch-Pennell & Samuel A. DiGangi

    Investigates the use of asynchronous (mailing lists) and synchronous (chat sessions) Internet-based communication and its impact on teachers' attitudes toward collaboration, activity completion... More

    pp. 405-20

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  5. Web-based Agents for Reengineering Engineering Education

    Lilian Cao & Golgen Bengu

    Describes four Web-based agents developed for reengineering a freshman chemistry laboratory education: the "intelligent tutoring tool" that conducts online problem-solving coaching; "the adaptive... More

    pp. 421-30

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  6. Evaluating Computer Mediated Communication Courses in Higher Education

    Zane Berge & Bob Myers

    Reviews the published evaluations used in online formal courses in higher education. The 10 instruments reviewed indicated three general categories of evaluation. Three evaluation (30%) were given ... More

    pp. 431-50

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  7. Analyzing Multiple Dimensions of Web-based Courses: The Development and Piloting of a Coding System

    Mingming Jiang & Carla Meskill

    Presents the development and piloting of a coding system for evaluation of asynchronous Web-based instruction/learning. Processes were guided by four prominent education perspectives and the... More

    pp. 451-469

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