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Journal of Educational Computing Research

2003 Volume 29, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Elements of a Science of E-Learning

    Richard E. Mayer

    A "science of e-learning" involves the scientific investigation of how people learn in electronic learning environments. Three elements of a science of e-learning are: a) "evidence"--a base of... More

    pp. 297-313

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  2. Visuospatial Cognition in Electronic Learning

    Priti Shah & Eric G. Freedman

    Static, animated, and interactive visualizations are frequently used in electronic learning environments. In this article, we provide a brief review of research on visuospatial cognition relevant... More

    pp. 315-324

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  3. The New Science of Learning: Active Learning, Metacognition, and Transfer of Knowledge in E-Learning Applications

    David A. Huffaker & Sandra L. Calvert

    This article examines the key concepts of active learning, metacognition, and transfer of knowledge, as put forth by the National Research Council's approach to the new science of learning, in... More

    pp. 325-334

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  4. Web-Based Instruction: Who Is Inclined to Resist It and Why?

    Lori Foster Thompson & Brian J. Lynch

    Despite the potential benefits of Web-based Instruction (WBI), not everyone welcomes online learning opportunities. This study examined the psychological processes underlying opposition to WBI by... More

    pp. 375-385

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  5. Interactive Simulated Patient: Experiences with Collaborative E-Learning in Medicine

    Rolf Bergin, Patricia Youngblood, Mary K. Ayers, Jonas Boberg, Klara Bolander, Olivier Courteille, Parvati Dev, Hans Hindbeck, Leonard E. Edward, Jennifer R. Stringer, Anders Thalme & Uno G. H. Fors

    Interactive Simulated Patient (ISP) is a computer-based simulation tool designed to provide medical students with the opportunity to practice their clinical problem solving skills. The ISP system... More

    pp. 387-400

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