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Journal of Educational Computing Research

2009 Volume 41, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Self-Evaluated Effects of Web-Based Portfolio Assessment System for Various Student Motivation Levels

    Chi-Cheng Chang

    The purpose of this study was to explore the self-evaluated effects of a web-based portfolio assessment system on various categories of students of motivation. The subjects for this study were the ... More

    pp. 391-405

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  2. Students' Perceptions of the Appropriateness and Usefulness of the Internet for Schoolwork and the Value of School

    Yifat Ben-David Kolikant

    We examined students' perceptions of the appropriateness and usefulness of the Internet for schoolwork and its impact on their views on the value of school learning. We were motivated by the debate... More

    pp. 407-429

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  3. Information Systems in Teacher Preparation Programs: What Can We Learn from a 5-Year Longitudinal Case Study of an Electronic Portfolio Database?

    Gerry Swan

    In 2003, a portfolio system was implemented to manage the data associated with the field experiences in a teacher education program at a research institution in the southeast region of the United... More

    pp. 431-451

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  4. Electronic and Printed Books with and without Adult Support as Sustaining Emergent Literacy

    Ofra Korat, Ora Segal-Drori & Pnina Klien

    Emergent literacy (EL) enhancement has been the goal of numerous educational programs for years, especially for children from low socioeconomic statuses (LSES) (Snow, 1994; Whitehurst, Zevebergen, ... More

    pp. 453-475

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  5. Sustaining Asynchronous Online Discussions: Contributing Factors and Peer Facilitation Techniques

    Connie Siew Ling Ng, Wing Sum Cheung & Khe Foon Hew

    This study examined the factors and peer facilitation techniques that influenced students' participation in sustained asynchronous online discussion. A case study approach was used, with data... More

    pp. 477-511

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