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  1. Computers and undergraduate mathematics 2: on the desktop

    David Crowe & Hossein Zand

    Computers & Education Vol. 37, No. 3 (2001) pp. 317–344

    This, the second of a series of papers [two of which appeared in the issue 35 (2000) of this journal Computers and Education 35 (2000) 95, 123] focuses our analysis of the use of computers for... More

    pp. 317-344

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  2. Children's enjoyment and perception of computer use in the home and the school

    Shazia Mumtaz

    Computers & Education Vol. 36, No. 4 (2001) pp. 347–362

    This paper seeks to examine the nature and experiences of children's computer use in the home and school. Past research suggests a growing gap between computer use in the home and the school. This ... More

    pp. 347-362

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  3. The functions of multiple representations

    Shaaron Ainsworth

    Computers & Education Vol. 33, No. 2 (1999) pp. 131–152

    Multiple representations and multi-media can support learning in many different ways. In this paper, it is claimed that by identifying the functions that they can serve, many of the conflicting... More

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  4. Gender, computers and other school subjects among Japanese and Swedish students

    Vasilios Makrakis & Toshio Sawada

    Computers & Education Vol. 26, No. 4 (1996) pp. 225–231

    This paper describes a study on gender, computers and other major school subjects. The sample consisted of 773 ninth-grade school students both from the municipality of Tokyo, Japan (204 girls and ... More

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  5. Moving computers into the writing center: The path to least resistance

    Jane Nelson & Cynthia A. Wambeam

    Computers and Composition Vol. 12, No. 2 (1995) pp. 135–143

    As institutions transform themselves through computer technologies, writing centers should become campus leaders in development and use of computers for writing. In taking this leadership role,... More

    pp. 135-143

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  6. Computers and assessment: Understanding two technologies

    Brian Huot

    Computers and Composition Vol. 13, No. 2 (1996) pp. 231–243

    This article examines the relationship between computers and writing assessment. In addition to providing a review of the literature on computer-mediated assessment, the essay discusses the... More

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  7. The evolution of the computers and writing conference

    Lisa Gerrard

    Computers and Composition Vol. 12, No. 3 (1995) pp. 279–292

    From its start as an informal meeting at the University of Minnesota in 1982, the yearly conference on computers and writing has remained on the cutting edge of technology and composition pedagogy.... More

    pp. 279-292

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  8. An Exploration Study of RimbaIlmu: A Qualitative Evaluation of Shared Single Display Groupware in Sarawak, Malaysia

    Cheah Waishiang, Edwin Mit & Marlene Lu

    International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 10, No. 1 (Feb 21, 2015) pp. 79–86

    Shared single display groupware that enables collaboration among people from different cultures and social practices encourages peer learning and teaching, whilst strengthening communication skills... More

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  9. Enhancing Conceptual Learning Through Computer-Based Applets: The Effectiveness and Implications

    George Zhou, PhD., Wytze Brouwer & Norma Nocente, University of Alberta, Canada; Brian Martin, King’s University College, Canada

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 16, No. 1 (January 2005) pp. 31–49

    Several Canadian Universities and colleges have been working together for years to build web accessible computer-based applets to help students learn physics concepts. This paper reports the... More

    pp. 31-49

  10. Faculty and student use of digital technology in a “laptop” university

    Francois Desjardins & Roland VanOostveen, University of Ontario Institute of Technology, Canada

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 990–996

    In order to best support both university students and their professors with the use of digital technology, not only do we need to listen to their expressed needs, but we also need to understand how... More

    pp. 990-996

  11. Online Assessment Recording System Supports Data-Based Decisions on Student Numeracy

    David Pugalee, Center for STEM Education, UNC Charlotte, United States; Michelle Stephan & Christine Robinson, UNC Charlotte, United States

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 956–959

    Teachers using a web-based elementary mathematics assessment system focused on students’ understanding of number concepts have the flexibility to assess students at multiple time points with... More

    pp. 956-959

  12. Linear vs. Pictorial Access to On-screen Text and Computer Attitude

    Klaus Stiller, University of Regensburg, Germany

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 165–174

    Learners often process pictures poorly when learning with text and pictures. Thus, fostering pictorial information processing might be advantageous. In an experiment, learners received computerized... More

    pp. 165-174

  13. Technology Based Activities on Learning English Language Structure and Egotism among Iranian Students

    Fatemeh Alipanahi, Islamic Azad University, Zanjan Branch , Zanjan Iran, Iran (Islamic Republic Of); Hossein Parvini Sani, Islamic Aazd University, Zanjan Branch, Iran (Islamic Republic Of)

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2015 (Jun 22, 2015) pp. 1–5

    Computers have provided programs for learners to expand various kinds of instructional materials based on technologies. This study assessed the effect of Technology Based activities on Learning... More

    pp. 1-5

  14. Reflections on Educational Technology

    Victor Sohmen, Drexel University, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1630–1634

    An exciting trend of the 21st century is that possible combinations and interactions of the various technologies will be of major importance. The main driving force of social change will be IT... More

    pp. 1630-1634

  15. Computational Thinking in Virtual Learning Environments

    Betul Czerkawski, University of Arizona, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 1227–1231

    There is a growing interest in examining how computer scientists think and the way these thinking methods could be used by the students whose major is not computer science. The reason for this... More

    pp. 1227-1231

  16. Are Our Kids Ready for Computerized Tests?

    Kristine Gullen

    Educational Leadership Vol. 71, No. 6 (March 2014) pp. 68–71

    As standardized assessments tied to the Common Core standards approach for K-12 students, U.S. teachers correctly feel that how we test students will change. Will students be ready for tests of... More

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  17. Composing Change: The Role of Graduate Education in Sustaining a Digital Scholarly Future

    Kristine L. Blair

    Composition Studies/Freshman English News Vol. 42, No. 1 (2014) pp. 103–106

    In "Reading the Archives: Ten Years on Nonlinear ("Kairos") History," James Kalmbach acknowledges the significant role graduate students have played as digital innovators in the... More

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  18. Creating a Culture of Access in Composition Studies

    Elizabeth Brewer, Cynthia L. Selfe & Melanie Yergeau

    Composition Studies/Freshman English News Vol. 42, No. 2 (2014) pp. 151–154

    While the teaching profession has long been committed to the goal of accessibility, the movement toward that goal has proved dismally slow and frustratingly uneven. Consider, for instance, the... More

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  19. A Comparative Assessment of Computer Literacy of Private and Public Secondary School Students in Lagos State, Nigeria

    Adeyinka Olumuyiwa Osunwusi & Michael Segun Abifarin

    Educational Research and Reviews Vol. 8, No. 12 (Jun 23, 2013) pp. 881–889

    The aim of this study was to conduct a comparative assessment of computer literacy of private and public secondary school students. Although the definition of computer literacy varies widely, this ... More

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  20. The Relationship among Computer Self-Efficacy Scores, Demographic Characteristics, and Grades in Computer Courses of Students at the School of Physical Education and Sports

    Serap Colak

    Educational Research and Reviews Vol. 8, No. 8 (Apr 23, 2013) pp. 374–377

    Computers have become a part of every area of human life, and are often used in the field of education. Becoming self-confident with regard to computer use can therefore make individuals'... More

    pp. 374-377

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