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Journal of Educational Computing Research

1998 Volume 18, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Cooperative Learning: A Review of Factors that Increase the Effectiveness of Cooperative Computer-Based Instruction

    Ellen B. Susman

    Examines the presence of two factors, cooperative learning training and problem-solving computer-based instruction (CBI), in 23 studies which compared cooperative CBI (C-CBI) and individual CBI (I-... More

    pp. 303-22

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  2. Comparison of Text and Video as Forms of Feedback During Computer Assisted Learning

    James P. Lalley

    Compares the effectiveness of textual feedback to video feedback during two computer-assisted biology lessons administered to secondary students. Lessons consisted of a brief text introduction... More

    pp. 323-38

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  3. Response-Based Multimedia and the Culture of the Classroom: A Pilot Study of "Kid's Space" in Four Elementary Classrooms

    Carla Meskill & Karen Swan

    Examines how software designed to complement resource-based approaches to reading and writing ("Kid's Space") fared in four elementary classrooms. Results of the pilot study indicate that given the... More

    pp. 339-67

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  4. The Impact of a Year of Computer Assisted Instruction on the Development of First Grade Learning Skills

    Ruth Ann Erdner, Rebecca F. Guy & Andrew Bush

    Examines the effects of computer assisted instruction (CAI) on the reading achievement of male and female first graders. Results indicated that statistically significant achievement gains were sex ... More

    pp. 369-86

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  5. Electronic Mail as a Forum for Argumentative Interaction in Higher Education Studies

    Miika Marttunen

    Reports on a study in which 31 undergraduate students practiced academic argumentation by e-mail. In the two "tutored" e-mail study groups, discussion topics were selected by the tutor, while in... More

    pp. 387-405

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