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Journal of Research on Computing in Education

1989 Volume 22, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Conceptualizing a Hypermedia Design for Language Learning

    Geri Gay & Joan Mazur

    Discussion of the philosophies and theories of language learning focuses on the development of a hypermedia language program. Levels of knowledge analysis are discussed, communicative language... More

    pp. 119-26

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  2. A Study of Attitudes toward Computers: Anxiety, Confidence, Liking, and Perception of Usefulness

    Alex A. Koohang

    Describes study of undergraduate students that measured four types of attitudes toward computers: (1) computer anxiety; (2) computer confidence; (3) computer liking; and (4) perception of computer ... More

    pp. 137-50

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  3. Computers and Satellites: Effective New Technologies for Distance Education

    William D. Milheim

    Describes the use of computers and satellites for delivering educational materials to distance learners. Topics discussed include teletex; videotex; telecommunications; computer use in the design... More

    pp. 151-59

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  4. The Impact of Computers in Classrooms

    Margaret Riel

    Describes study of elementary students that was conducted to assess the impact of microcomputers on classroom organization, interaction between teachers and students, and student learning. Teacher ... More

    pp. 180-90

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  5. Authoring Systems--Are They Used?

    Mary Rode & Jim Poirot

    Describes results of a survey of teachers belonging to the Texas Computer Education Association that was conducted to determine whether authoring tools were being used to develop software for... More

    pp. 191-98

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  6. A Confirmatory Factor Analysis of a Four-Factor Model of Attitudes toward Computers: A Study of Preservice Teachers

    Claudio Violato

    Proposes a four-factor model of attitudes toward computers and describes a factor analysis conducted with preservice teachers to test its validity and reliability. Sex differences, degree of... More

    pp. 199-213

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  7. Computer Use, Computer Attitudes, and Gender: Differential Implications of Micro and Mainframe Usage among College Students

    Yi-Kuo Wu & Michael Morgan

    Describes study of college students that examined relationships between their attitudes toward computers and amount of computer use. Microcomputer and mainframe computer usage are examined, gender ... More

    pp. 214-28

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