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Journal of Educational Computing Research

1996 Volume 14, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Investigating Learning Styles on Different Hypertext Environments: Hierarchical-like and Network-like Structures

    Gloria E. Melara

    Examines the effect of learning style on the performance of college students (n=40) within two different hypertext structures. Results indicate both structures equally accommodated learners with... More

    pp. 313-28

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  2. The Effects of Required and Optional Computer-Based Note Taking on Achievement and Instructional Completion Time

    Donald Armel & Sharon A. Shrock

    Investigated the effects and efficiency of mandatory and optional note taking by undergraduate students (n=81) during computer-based instruction. The required note takers entered notes on every... More

    pp. 329-44

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  3. Upper Primary Students Constructing and Exploring Three Dimensional Shapes: A Comparison of Virtual Reality with Card Nets

    David J. Ainge

    A grade 6/7 class which constructed and explored three-dimensional shapes with the VREAM virtual reality (VR) development system program was compared with a grade 5/6/7 control group using card... More

    pp. 345-69

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  4. A Comparison of Three Learning Strategies in Intelligent Tutoring Systems

    Claude Frasson & Esma Aimeur

    Introduces an intelligent tutoring systems where the college-level learner deals with a teacher and a "troublemaker." Discusses the types of interaction in directive learning, peer learning and... More

    pp. 371-83

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  5. Understanding Hypertext Navigation through Cluster Analysis

    Kimberly A. Lawless & Jonna M. Kulikowich

    Examines the navigational profiles of 42 undergraduate students processing a hypertext document. Three profiles emerged: (1) knowledge seekers, (2) feature explorers, and (3) apathetic hypertext... More

    pp. 385-99

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