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Journal of Educational Computing Research

1997 Volume 16, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Design and Development of MIST: A System To Help Students Develop Metacognition

    Sadhana Puntambekar & Benedict du Boulay

    Describes and evaluates Metacognition in Studying from Texts (MIST), a system that helps students develop metacognitive skills by providing a process-based interface and support for collaboration... More

    pp. 1-35

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  2. Gender Differences in Computer Attitudes and Use among College Students

    Lily Shashaani

    A study of 115 female and 87 male college students in an introductory computer science course surveyed student attitudes in relation to gender, experience, and parental encouragement and determined... More

    pp. 37-51

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  3. Predicting Preservice Teacher Perceived Computer Use under Differential Access to Resources

    David Kellenberger

    A survey of 222 K-6 preservice teachers investigated the effectiveness of experience and value factors in predicting perceived computer use in class. The study determined that the value of... More

    pp. 53-64

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  4. Student Study Choices in the Principles of Economics: A Case Study of Computer Usage

    Paul W. Grimes, Patricia L. Sanderson & Geok H. Ching

    A survey of university economic students given the chance to use computer assisted instruction (CAI) for supplemental study determined that black students spent less time using CAI, while students ... More

    pp. 65-81

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  5. Commitment to Learning: Effects of Computer Experience, Confidence and Attitudes

    Tamar Levine & Smadar Donitsa-Schmidt

    A study of 148 male and 161 female 7-12 graders tested the hypothesis that computer attitudes and computer confidence positively affect each other and that both positively affect commitment to... More

    pp. 83-105

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