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Interactive Learning Environments

2015 Volume 23, Number 6

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Autonomy Supported, Learner-Controlled or System-Controlled Learning in Hypermedia Environments and the Influence of Academic Self-Regulation Style

    Chantal J. J. Gorissen, Liesbeth Kester, Saskia Brand-Gruwel & Rob Martens

    This study focuses on learning in three different hypermedia environments that either support autonomous learning, learner-controlled learning or system-controlled learning and explores the... More

    pp. 655-669

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  2. Collaboration Scripts for Mastership Skills: Online Game about Classroom Dilemmas in Teacher Education

    Hans Hummel, Walter Geerts, Aad Slootmaker, Derek Kuipers & Wim Westera

    Serious games are seen to hold potential to facilitate workplace learning in a more dynamic and flexible way. This article describes an empirical study into the feasibility of an online... More

    pp. 670-682

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  3. Instructional Design Using an In-House Built Teaching Assistant Robot to Enhance Elementary School English-as-a-Foreign-Language Learning

    Wen-Chi Vivian Wu, Rong-Jyue Wang & Nian-Shing Chen

    This paper presents a design for a cutting-edge English program in which elementary school learners of English as a foreign language in Taiwan had lively interactions with a teaching assistant... More

    pp. 696-714

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  4. To Guide or Not to Guide: Issues in the Sequencing of Pedagogical Structure in Computational Model-Based Learning

    Michael J. Jacobson, Beaumie Kim, Suneeta Pathak & BaoHui Zhang

    This research explores issues related to the sequencing of structure that is provided as pedagogical guidance. A study was conducted that involved grade 10 students in Singapore as they learned... More

    pp. 715-730

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  5. Understanding the Intention to Use Interactive Whiteboards: Model Development and Testing

    Kung-Teck Wong, Timothy Teo & Pauline Swee Choo Goh

    The effective use of an interactive whiteboard (IWB) in teacher-education institutions depends strongly on student teachers' intention of using it. Despite the recent surge in published research on... More

    pp. 731-747

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  6. Supporting Scientific Modeling Practices in Atmospheric Sciences: Intended and Actual Affordances of a Computer-Based Modeling Tool

    Pai-Hsing Wu, Hsin-Kai Wu, Che-Yu Kuo & Ying-Shao Hsu

    Computer-based learning tools include design features to enhance learning but learners may not always perceive the existence of these features and use them in desirable ways. There might be a gap... More

    pp. 748-765

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  7. Creation of an Integrated Environment to Supply e-Learning Platforms with Office Automation Features

    Emilio Palumbo & Francesca Verga

    Over the last years great efforts have been made within the University environment to implement e-learning technologies in the standard educational practice. These learning technologies distribute ... More

    pp. 766-777

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  8. Evaluating Virtual Reality and Augmented Reality Training for Industrial Maintenance and Assembly Tasks

    Nirit Gavish, Teresa Gutiérrez, Sabine Webel, Jorge Rodríguez, Matteo Peveri, Uli Bockholt & Franco Tecchia

    The current study evaluated the use of virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) platforms, developed within the scope of the SKILLS Integrated Project, for industrial maintenance and... More

    pp. 778-798

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  9. Assessing the Effectiveness of Learning Solid Geometry by Using an Augmented Reality-Assisted Learning System

    Hao-Chiang Koong Lin, Mei-Chi Chen & Chih-Kai Chang

    This study integrates augmented reality (AR) technology into teaching activities to design a learning system that assists junior high-school students in learning solid geometry. The following... More

    pp. 799-810

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