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Journal of Interactive Learning Research

April 2003 Volume 14, Number 2

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Supporting Current Pedagogical Approaches with Neuroscience Research

    David Hung, National Institute of Education, Singapore

    In this paper we attempt to appropriate relevant neuroscience research findings and draw possible implications to learning and instruction. In such an attempt, we also complement findings from the ... More

    pp. 129-155

  2. Computer Mediated Communication: Online Instruction and Interactivity

    Michael H. Newlin & Maria J. Lavooy, University of Central Florida, United States

    A major concern for many educators appears to be that there is an inherent reduction in the type and level of interaction between the instructor and students in web-based and web-enhanced courses. ... More

    pp. 157-165

  3. Supporting Electronic Discourse: Principles of Design From a Social Constructivist Perspective

    Wu Amy, University of Michigan, United States

    With the ever-increasing popularity of the Internet in education, social constructivists among others claim that electronic discourse positively influences cognitive development. Unfortunately,... More

    pp. 167-184

  4. Piloting Participatory Designing within a Collaborative Learning Environment

    Henna Lahti, Centre for Research on Networked Learning and Know, Finland

    The purpose of the present study was to analyze the nature of virtual designing in a collaborative learning environment (Future Learning Environment, FLE2). We organized a collaborative design... More

    pp. 185-207

  5. Mapping Online Discussions with Lexical Scores

    Duane Graddy, Middle Tennessee State University, United States

    Successful online learning requires the full and fruitful participation of learners in group discussions. These collaborative forums provide the basis for devising shared goals, encouraging... More

    pp. 209-229

  6. A Multimedia Knowledge Module Virtual Tutor Fosters Interactive Learning

    Christian Gütl, Graz University of Technology, Austria; Maja Pivec, University of Applied Sciences (FH JOANNEUM), Austria

    The reported research merges qualities of an expert system with advantages of multimedia, thus creating a variety of innovative ways of knowledge mediation. An expert system as a multimedia... More

    pp. 231-258