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Journal of Educational Computing Research

2010 Volume 43, Number 4

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Teaching with Virtual Worlds: Factors to Consider for Instructional Use of Second Life

    Michael C. Mayrath, Tomoko Traphagan, Leslie Jarmon, Avani Trivedi & Paul Resta

    Substantial evidence now supports pedagogical applications of virtual worlds; however, most research supporting virtual worlds for education has been conducted using researcher-developed Multi-User... More

    pp. 403-444

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  2. Repeated Reading of CD-ROM Storybook as a Support for Emergent Literacy: A Developmental Perspective in Two SES Groups

    Ofra Korat & Hila Blau

    We investigated the effect of repeated readings of an electronic book (e-book) on pre-kindergarten and kindergarten children from low (n = 127) and middle (n = 120) SES groups. Children were... More

    pp. 445-466

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  3. A Quasi-Experimental Evaluation of an On-Line Formative Assessment and Tutoring System

    Kenneth R. Koedinger, Elizabeth A. McLaughlin & Neil T. Heffernan

    ASSISTments is a web-based math tutor designed to address the need for timely student assessment while simultaneously providing instruction, thereby avoiding lost instruction time that typically... More

    pp. 489-510

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  4. Automatic Student Plagiarism Detection: Future Perspectives

    Maxim Mozgovoy, Tuomo Kakkonen & Georgina Cosma

    The availability and use of computers in teaching has seen an increase in the rate of plagiarism among students because of the wide availability of electronic texts online. While computer tools... More

    pp. 511-531

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