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The University of Western Ontario
International Journal of Computers for Mathematical Learning Vol. 15, No. 3 (October 2010) pp. 191–224
Many epistemic activities, such as spatial reasoning, sense-making, problem solving, and learning, are information-based. In the context of epistemic activities involving mathematical information, learners often use interactive 3D mathematical...
Interactivity of Visual Mathematical Representations: Factors Affecting Learning and Cognitive Processes
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 17, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 179–212
Computer-based mathematical cognitive tools (MCTs) are a category of external aids intended to support and enhance learning and cognitive processes of learners. MCTs often contain interactive visual mathematical representations (VMRs), where VMRs...
Interactive Learning Environments Vol. 17, No. 1 (March 2009) pp. 53–75
Interactive learning environments (ILEs) are increasingly used to support and enhance instruction and learning experiences. ILEs maintain and display information, allowing learners to interact with this information. One important method of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 972–977
Interactive learning environments (ILEs) can display information and enable learners to interact with this information. Feedback is an important component in leaner-information interaction and is critical in knowledge acquisition. It can potentially ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 858–863
This paper deals with the design of interactivity in visualization tools for educational purposes. There are several factors that can be used to guide the analysis and design of the interactivity of these tools. One such factor is flow, which is...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 20, No. 2 (April 2009) pp. 215–254
Interactive visual learning tools (IVLTs) are software environments that encode and display information visually and allow learners to interact with the visual information. This article examines the application and utility of frameworks in the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 684–691
Computer-based learning environments (CBLEs) can assist learners in achieving different learning goals. Learners are often required to interact with the visual representations used within CBLEs. One common form of interaction is navigation....
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2006 (June 2006) pp. 712–719
This paper presents a preliminary characterization of current computer-based mathematical cognitive tools (MCTs). These tools are intended to facilitate learners' exploration of mathematical concepts. MCTs usually incorporate interactive visual...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 999–1006
Learners often rely on external visual representations (VRs) of information to support their reasoning and thinking about different problems, ideas, and concepts. In computer-based environments, these static representations are rendered interactive...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 978–985
Designing educational software that both supports children's learning of complex concepts and is accessible to them is not easy. One strategy to address this challenge is to create increasingly more complex environments that incorporate different...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 19, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 147–173
"** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2006 **" Visual cognitive tools (VCTs) are external mental aids that maintain and display visual representations (VRs) of information (i.e., structures, objects, concepts, ideas, and problems). VCTs allow...
Can interactive visualization tools engage and support pre-university students in exploring non-trivial mathematical concepts?
Computers & Education Vol. 54, No. 4 (May 2010) pp. 972–991
Many students find it difficult to engage with mathematical concepts. As a relatively new class of learning tools, visualization tools may be able to promote higher levels of engagement with mathematical concepts. Often, development of new tools may ...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 1284–1290
Online mathematical applets are one of the most beneficial innovations of computer-based educational technology. They aid learners in their investigation of mathematical concepts and relationships. However, most of these applets do not seem to be...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 23, No. 3 (July 2004) pp. 275–298
In this paper we focus on applets that support mathematical investigation. In the context of analyzing and redesigning an applet from NCTM’ s Illuminations Web site, we consider two interrelated issues: (1) how the pedagogy of mathematical...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 1021–1029
Visualizations can play an important role in learning activities. They encode a wide variety of concepts, structures, processes, and objects to help learners make sense of phenomena and perform intellectual, exploratory work. Despite the intended...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 21, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 5–45
** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2009 ** This paper deals with the design of interactivity in visualization tools. There are several factors that can be used to guide the analysis and design of the interactivity of these tools. One such factor ...