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  1. Computers and Qualitative Research

    Jerry Willis & Muktha Jost

    Computers in the Schools Vol. 15, No. 3 (1999) pp. 21–52

    Discusses the use of computers in qualitative research, including sources of information; collaboration; electronic discussion groups; Web sites; Internet search engines; electronic sources of data... More

    pp. 21-52

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  2. Motivational Influences on Computer-Related Affective States

    R J. Coffin & P D. MacIntyre

    Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 15, No. 5 (1999) pp. 549–69

    This study of college students examined the effects of motivation to learn to use computers, and previous experience with computers, on three computer-related affective states: anxiety, attitudes, ... More

    pp. 549-69

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  3. Reasoning with Computers: Inference vs. Backtracking

    Brian Harvey

    International Journal of Computers for Mathematical Learning Vol. 3, No. 1 (1998) pp. 81–92

    Compares the inference and backtracking approaches to solving logic puzzles in computer environments. (Author/ASK) More

    pp. 81-92

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  4. Requiring Students To Have Computers: Questions for Consideration

    Robert J. McAuley

    Academic Medicine Vol. 73, No. 6 (1998) pp. 669–73

    Examines issues medical schools must consider before requiring students to own computers, including appropriate kind of computer, impediments to teaching with computers, and how they are to be used... More

    pp. 669-73

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  5. Computers in Language Testing: Present Research and Some Future Directions

    James Dean Brown

    Language Learning & Technology Vol. 1, No. 1 (1997) pp. 44–59

    Explores recent developments in the use of computers in language testing in four areas: (1) item banking; (2) computer-assisted language testing; (3) computerized-adaptive language testing; and (4)... More

    pp. 44-59

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  6. Collaborative Writing with Computers and Children's Talk: A Cross-Cultural Study

    Kristiina Kumpulainen

    Computers and Composition Vol. 11, No. 3 (1994) pp. 263–73

    Examines ways primary-aged children in the United Kingdom and Finland socially construct writing while using computers. Finds children's talk to be highly task-related and to concern mostly... More

    pp. 263-73

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  7. Teaching Writing, Writing Research: An Analysis of the Role of Computer Supported Writing in Action Research

    Bridget Somekh

    Computers and Composition Vol. 11, No. 3 (1994) pp. 293–309

    Analyzes the role of computers in supporting the writing process in a large-scale, multisite action research study into use of computers as tools for learning. Notes that the computers and desktop ... More

    pp. 293-309

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  8. Computers in Education: A Brief History

    Andrew R. Molnar

    T.H.E. Journal Vol. 24, No. 11 (1997) pp. 63–68

    Provides an overview of computers in education: early computers and computer languages, computer-assisted instruction, micro worlds, microcomputers, intelligent tutors, intelligent tools, symbol... More

    pp. 63-68

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  9. Computer Attitude and Classroom Computers

    Romina M. Proctor & Paul C. Burnett

    Computers in the Schools Vol. 12, No. 3 (1996) pp. 33–41

    Describes a study of grade 6 and 7 students in Australia that focuses on two factors that may contribute toward the development of student attitudes toward computers: (1) the amount of access to... More

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  10. Preventing Impulsivity in the Classroom: How Computers Can Help Teachers

    Xavier Bornas

    Computers in the Schools Vol. 13, No. 1 (1997) pp. 27–40

    Illustrates how computers can assist teachers in preventing impulsivity and foster the cognitive and metacognitive development of students. Discusses theoretical aspects of impulsivity and learning... More

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  11. Gender Differences in Computer-Related Attitudes and Behavior: A Meta-Analysis

    Bernard E. Whitley

    Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 13, No. 1 (1997) pp. 1–22

    A meta-analysis of studies of gender differences in computer attitudes and behavior found that males exhibited greater sex-role stereotyping of computers, higher computer self-efficacy, and more... More

    pp. 1-22

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  12. Kids, Computers, and Constructivism

    David L. Brown

    Journal of Instructional Psychology Vol. 23, No. 3 (1996) pp. 189–95

    This article focuses on research findings concerning the relationship between young children's computer use in the classroom and constructivist education. Three ways of using computers emerged:... More

    pp. 189-95

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  13. Students' attitudes toward computers: Validation of a computer attitude scale for 16–19 education

    Neil Selwyn

    Computers & Education Vol. 28, No. 1 (1997) pp. 35–41

    There is a strong need for both educators and researchers to be aware of students' attitudes toward using and interacting with computers in 16–19 education (i.e. year levels 12–14)-but as yet... More

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  14. An Investigation of Parent Perceptions of Education, Teaching, Mathematics, and Computers

    Nancy M. Wentworth & Michael L. Connell

    Computers in the Schools Vol. 11, No. 4 (1995) pp. 35–53

    Explores parent perceptions of education, mathematics education, teachers' roles in education, and computers in education. The use of interviews and a survey is explained; results of a factor... More

    pp. 35-53

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  15. Individual Differences, Computers, and Instruction

    David J. Ayersman & Avril von Minden

    Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 11, No. 3 (1995) pp. 371–90

    Provides a conceptual foundation for the development of hypermedia as an instructional tool for addressing individual differences in learning styles. Highlights include a literature review;... More

    pp. 371-90

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  16. Gender Differences in Computer-Related Attitudes: It Depends on What You Ask

    Bernard E. Whitley

    Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 12, No. 2 (1996) pp. 275–89

    Gender differences in attitudes toward computers are examined. Subjects were 136 male and 185 female introductory psychology students. The following were assessed: self confidence; anxiety; beliefs... More

    pp. 275-89

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  17. Computers in Classroom Research

    Dieter Wolff

    Computers & Education Vol. 23, No. 1 (1994) pp. 133–42

    Examines the use of computers in classroom research, particularly for second-language acquisition. Highlights include the research cycle; understanding second-language learning; the use of... More

    pp. 133-42

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  18. Attitudes towards Computers and Information Technology at Three Universities in Germany, Belgium, and the U.S

    Detlev Leutner & Philip D. Weinsier

    Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 10, No. 4 (1994) pp. 569–91

    This article's goals are to validate the Computer and Information Technology Attitude Inventory (Weinsier and Leutner, 1988), a nontraditional approach to attitude measurement; and to report on a... More

    pp. 569-91

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  19. Game-based Learning Aids in Second Life

    William Young, Teresa Franklin, Tessa Cooper, Stephen Carroll & Chang Liu, Ohio University, United States

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 23, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2012) pp. 57–80

    ** Invited as a paper from SITE 2009 ** In an age of technological advancement, video games have been found to be effective teaching aids in middle school science classrooms. A National Science ... More

    pp. 57-80

  20. Examining the Effectiveness of the Remote Observation of Graduate Interns

    Richard Hartshorne, Tina Heafner & Teresa Petty, University of North Carolina at Charlotte, United States

    Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 19, No. 4 (October 2011) pp. 395–422

    With teacher shortages in both general and critical needs areas and constricting operating budgets, it is important for Colleges of Education to develop methods of providing alternative... More

    pp. 395-422