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Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 13, No. 2 (Apr 01, 2004) pp. 165–195
A number of studies have shown that students are often more willing to participate in educational conversations online than in the classroom. However, other studies have shown that online environments have poor student participation Why is this the...
When Life and Learning Do Not Fit: Challenges of Workload and Communication in Introductory Computer Science Online
ACM Transactions on Computing Education Vol. 12, No. 4 (November 2012)
We present the results of an interview study investigating student experiences in two online introductory computer science courses. Our theoretical approach is situated at the intersection of two research traditions: "distance and adult education...
Journal on Educational Resources in Computing Vol. 8, No. 3 (October 2008)
We describe the implementation of a six-week course to teach Human-Computer Interaction (HCI) to high school students. Our goal was to explore the potential of HCI in motivating students to pursue future studies in related computing fields....
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 23, No. 3 (2014) pp. 272–315
Why would individuals who are capable of learning opt not to? Learning is important for stability and success. It would seem rational that students in groups that are frequently underrepresented or marginalized would be motivated to learn. However,...
AACE Journal Vol. 10, No. 2 (2002) pp. 52–68
To date, the major emphasis of educational technology researchers has been the development and use of educational technologies within school settings. Noticeably absent has been research and considerations that focus on the home as a computer...
Psychological Research Online: Report of Board of Scientific Affairs' Advisory Group on the Conduct of Research on the Internet
American Psychologist Vol. 59, No. 2 (2004) pp. 105–117
As the Internet has changed communication, commerce, and the distribution of information, so too it is changing psychological research. Psychologists can observe new or rare phenomena online and can do research on traditional psychological topics...