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Journal of Educational Computing Research

2006 Volume 35, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Open Learning Environments and the Impact of a Pedagogical Agent

    Geraldine Clarebout & Jan Elen

    Research reveals that in highly structured learning environments pedagogical agents can act as tools to direct students' learning processes by providing content or problem solving guidance. It has ... More

    pp. 211-226

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  2. The Development of an Instrument for Assessing Online Teaching Effectiveness

    Arthur W. Bangert

    Traditional student evaluations of teaching do not adequately assess the essential constructivist-based practices that have been recommended for effective online instruction. There is a need for... More

    pp. 227-244

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  3. Determinants of Computer Self-Efficacy--An Examination of Learning Motivations and Learning Environments

    Wen-Kai K. Hsu & Show-Hui S. Huang

    The purpose of this article is to discuss determinants of computer self-efficacy from the perspective of participant internal learning motivations and external learning environments. The former... More

    pp. 245-265

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  4. Experimental Evidence on the Effectiveness of Automated Essay Scoring in Teacher Education Cases

    Eric Riedel, Sara L. Dexter, Cassandra Scharber & Aaron Doering

    Research on computer-based writing evaluation has only recently focused on the potential for providing formative feedback rather than summative assessment. This study tests the impact of an... More

    pp. 267-287

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  5. Simulation versus Text: Acquisition of Implicit and Explicit Information

    Roger S. Taylor & Michelene T. H. Chi

    This study investigated potential differences in learning between two instructional activities: reading from a text and using a computer simulation. Participants were undergraduate students with... More

    pp. 289-313

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