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Journal of Interactive Learning Research

April 2006 Volume 17, Number 2

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. The Effect of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) on United Arab Emirates English as a Foreign Language (EFL) School Students’ Achievement and Attitude

    Abdurrahman G. Almekhlafi, United Arab Emirates University, United Arab Emirates

    This study investigated the effect of Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL) on elementary-prep school students' improvement in English as a foreign language (EFL). Eighty-three students in Al-... More

    pp. 121-142

  2. Emboddied Agents in E-Learning Environments: An Exploratory Case Study

    A Kamil Mahmood & Elaine Ferneley, University of Salford, United Kingdom

    There is increasing interest in embodied agents (or avatars) and the effects on human cognition and motivation. Specifically there is an increasing interest in the use of embodied agents in e... More

    pp. 143-162

  3. Assessing Social Ability in Online Learning Environments

    James Laffey & Guan Yu Lin, University of Missouri-Columbia, United States; Yimei Lin, National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan

    Education is a social practice and the ability to interact socially is important to social cognitive learning and social learning. Online education is frequently criticized because it lacks social ... More

    pp. 163-177

  4. Interactivity of Visual Mathematical Representations: Factors Affecting Learning and Cognitive Processes

    Kamran Sedig & Hai-Ning Liang, The University of Western Ontario, Canada

    Computer-based mathematical cognitive tools (MCTs) are a category of external aids intended to support and enhance learning and cognitive processes of learners. MCTs often contain interactive... More

    pp. 179-212