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Journal of Computer Assisted Learning

June 2011 Volume 27, Number 3

Editors

A. Kirschner Paul

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. How and Why Do Student Teachers Use ICT?

    M Hammond, L Reynolds & J Ingram

    This paper examines how and why student teachers made use of information and communication technology (ICT) during a 1-year initial teacher education programme from 2008 to 2009. This is a mixed... More

    pp. 191-203

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  2. Designing a Mobile System for Lifelong Learning on the Move

    X Gu, F Gu & J M. Laffey

    The Life-long Learning Initiative seeks to fulfil a variety of learning needs for Shanghai citizens. Given the popularity of mobile devices in Shanghai, the ability to provide learning in informal ... More

    pp. 204-215

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  3. Cognitive Presence in Asynchronous Online Learning: A Comparison of Four Discussion Strategies

    A Darabi, M C. Arrastia, D W. Nelson, T Cornille & X Liang

    Some scholars argue that students do not achieve higher level learning, or cognitive presence, in online courses. Online discussion has been proposed to bridge this gap between online and face-to... More

    pp. 216-227

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  4. Collaborative Learning with a Wiki: Differences in Perceived Usefulness in Two Contexts of Use

    L Naismith, B-H Lee & R M. Pilkington

    This paper investigates the potential of a wiki (FlexWiki) to support collaborative authoring of web resources in authentic coursework by two different sets of education students at different... More

    pp. 228-242

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  5. Enhancing Collaborative Learning through Dynamic Forms of Support: The Impact of an Adaptive Domain-Specific Support Strategy

    A Karakostas & S Demetriadis

    Research on computer-supported collaborative learning (CSCL) has strongly emphasized the value of providing student support of either fixed (e.g. collaboration scripts) or dynamic form (e.g.... More

    pp. 243-258

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  6. Epistemic Activities and Collaborative Learning: Towards an Analytical Model for Studying Knowledge Construction in Networked Learning Settings

    Maria Zenios

    The aim of this paper is to provide an analytical model for studying knowledge creation among geographically dispersed students in an online postgraduate programme by using the concept of epistemic... More

    pp. 259-268

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  7. 1:1 Mobile Inquiry Learning Experience for Primary Science Students--A Study of Learning Effectiveness

    C-K Looi, B Zhang, W Chen, P Seow, G Chia, C Norris & E Soloway

    This paper presents the findings of a research project in which we transformed a primary (grade) 3 science curriculum for delivery via mobile technologies, and a teacher enacted the lessons over... More

    pp. 269-287

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