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Journal of Computer Assisted Learning

August 2006 Volume 22, Number 4

Editors

A. Kirschner Paul

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Designing Ubiquitous Computing to Enhance Children's Learning in Museums

    T Hall & L Bannon

    In recent years, novel paradigms of computing have emerged, which enable computational power to be embedded in artefacts and in environments in novel ways. These developments may create new... More

    pp. 231-243

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  2. How and What University Students Learn through Online and Face-to-Face Discussion: Conceptions, Intentions and Approaches

    Robert A. Ellis, P Goodyear, M Prosser & A O'Hara

    This paper reports a phenomenographic investigation into students' experiences of learning through discussion--both online and face to face (F2F). The study context was a second-year undergraduate ... More

    pp. 244-256

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  3. Trainee Teachers' Views on What Helps Them to Use Information and Communication Technology Effectively in Their Subject Teaching

    R Barton & T Haydn

    This study explored the views of initial teacher trainees on various components of their training in the use of new technology to teach their subject. The research focused on trainees' reflections ... More

    pp. 257-272

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  4. Modern Distance Education Project for the Rural Schools of China: Recent Development and Problems

    S Q. Yu & Minjuan J. Wang

    The Modern Distance Education Project for the Rural Schools (MDEPRS) of China has a wider scope and serves a larger population than any other informational project in the world. It likely will... More

    pp. 273-283

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  5. Using Handhelds in a Jigsaw Cooperative Learning Environment

    C-Y Lai & Cheng-Chih Wu

    This paper reports our implementation of a handheld wireless environment to support Jigsaw cooperative learning activities in a college setting. A quasi-experimental research design was conducted... More

    pp. 284-297

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  6. Computer-Assisted Teaching and Mathematical Learning in Down Syndrome Children

    J M. Ortega-Tudela & C J. Gomez-Ariza

    The present study aims to explore the extent to which computer-assisted teaching facilitates the learning of basic mathematical concepts and skills in children with Down Syndrome (DS). Thus, the... More

    pp. 298-307

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  7. Development of Real-Time Visual Feedback Assistance in Singing Training: A Review

    D Hoppe, M Sadakata & P Desain

    Four real-time visual feedback computer tools for singing lessons (Singad, Albert, Sing & See, and WinSINGAD), and the research carried out to evaluate the usefulness of these systems are reviewed ... More

    pp. 308-316

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