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Journal of Educational Computing Research

2006 Volume 34, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. The Computer Aversion, Attitudes, and Familiarity Index (CAAFI): A Measure for the Study of Computer-Related Constructs

    Stefan E. Schulenberg, Barbara A. Yutrzenka & Carol L. Gohm

    The purpose of this study was to systematically develop an instrument to measure computer aversion, computer attitudes, and computer familiarity. The study is an extension of previous research ... More

    pp. 129-146

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  2. Improving Adolescent Students' Reading Comprehension with iSTART

    Danielle S. McNamara, Tenaha P. O'Reilly, Rachel M. Best & Yasuhiro Ozuru

    This study examines the benefits of reading strategy training on adolescent readers' comprehension of science text. Training was provided via an automated reading strategy trainer called the... More

    pp. 147-171

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  3. Courseware Copyright: Whose Rights Are Right?

    Ke Zhang & Alison A. Carr-Chellman

    This article discusses the difficult issues of balancing faculty and university rights and responsibilities regarding courseware developed either as commissioned or non-commissioned work in higher ... More

    pp. 173-186

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  4. Addressing Gender Differences in Computer Ability, Attitudes and Use: The Laptop Effect

    Robin Kay

    The impact of gender on computer related attitudes, ability, and use has been actively documented, but little research has been done examining how to modify and reduce imbalances. The purpose of... More

    pp. 187-211

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  5. Programming in Pairs with Alice to Improve Confidence, Enjoyment, and Achievement

    Cathy Bishop-Clark, Jill Courte & Elizabeth V. Howard

    Students in an introductory computing class participated in a study investigating the impact of using a graphics programming environment (Alice) and pair-programming on confidence, enjoyment and... More

    pp. 213-228

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