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Journal of Educational Computing Research

2008 Volume 39, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Toward Computer-Aided Affective Learning Systems: A Literature Review

    C N. Moridis & A A. Economides

    The aim of this survey is to provide an overview of the various components of "computer aided affective learning systems." The research is classified into 3 main scientific areas that are integral ... More

    pp. 313-337

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  2. Measures of Quality in Online Education: An Investigation of the Community of Inquiry Model and the Net Generation

    Peter Shea & Temi Bidjerano

    The goal of this article is to present and validate an instrument that reflects the Community of Inquiry Model (Garrison, Anderson, & Archer, 2000, 2001) and inquire into whether the instrument and... More

    pp. 339-361

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  3. Incentive Styles, Asynchronous Online Discussion, and Vocational Training

    Shinyi Lin & Chou-Kang Chiu

    Vocational education and training (VET) is intended to prepare adult learners for careers that are based on practical activities. With the underlying constructivist andragogy, this study intended... More

    pp. 363-377

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  4. The Interpretative Flexibility, Instrumental Evolution, and Institutional Adoption of Mathematical Software in Educational Practice: The Examples of Computer Algebra and Dynamic Geometry

    Kenneth Ruthven

    This article examines three important facets of the incorporation of new technologies into educational practice, focusing on emergent usages of the mathematical tools of computer algebra and... More

    pp. 379-394

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  5. An Experiment on the Short-Term Effects of Engagement and Representation in Program Animation

    Seppo Nevalainen & Jorma Sajaniemi

    When visualization tools utilized in computer programming education have been evaluated empirically, the results have remained controversial. To address this problem, we have developed a model of... More

    pp. 395-430

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