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Computers & Education

November 2008 Volume 51, Number 3

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Number of articles: 28

  1. An algorithm for automatic checking of exercises in a dynamic geometry system: iGeom

    Seiji Isotani & Leônidas de Oliveira Brandão

    One of the key issues in e-learning environments is the possibility of creating and evaluating exercises. However, the lack of tools supporting the authoring and automatic checking of exercises for... More

    pp. 1283-1303

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  2. A formative analysis of individual differences in the effectiveness of learning objects in secondary school

    Robin H. Kay & Liesel Knaack

    The purpose of this study was to examine individual differences in the effectiveness of learning objects in secondary school classrooms. Specifically, gender, age, grade, subject area, and computer... More

    pp. 1304-1320

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  3. Interactive whiteboards: Real beauty or just “lipstick”?

    Hannah Slay, Ingrid Sieborger & Cheryl Hodgkinson-Williams

    There has been extensive investment by governments and individual schools in interactive whiteboard technology in developed countries premised on the assumption that their use in education will... More

    pp. 1321-1341

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  4. The phenomenon of blogs and theoretical model of blog use in educational contexts

    Hyung Nam Kim

    Many educators have attempted to implement a blog in educational contexts to enhance the communication environment among students and teachers. However, it is uncertain as to why traditional... More

    pp. 1342-1352

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  5. Storyboarding: A method for bootstrapping the design of computer-based educational tasks

    Ian Jones

    There has been a recent call for the use of more systematic thought experiments when investigating learning. This paper presents a storyboarding method for capturing and sharing initial ideas and... More

    pp. 1353-1364

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  6. An integrated science course designed with information communication technologies to enhance university students’ learning performance

    King-Dow Su

    This study evaluated the performance of university students who learned science texts by using, information communication technologies (ICT) including animation, static figures, power point, and e-... More

    pp. 1365-1374

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  7. Youth and the Internet: Uses and practices in the home

    Sofia Aslanidou & George Menexes

    The aim of the present research was to examine the relationship between Greek young people aged 12–18 and the Internet through their patterns of Internet use in the home. A particular objective of ... More

    pp. 1375-1391

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  8. Gender issues in technology use: Perceived social support, computer self-efficacy and value beliefs, and computer use beyond school

    Ioanna Vekiri & Anna Chronaki

    In this study, we examined relations between outside school computer experiences, perceived social support for using computers, and self-efficacy and value beliefs about computer learning for 340... More

    pp. 1392-1404

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