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Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 28, No. 4 (1996) pp. 461–85
This article is a review of the impact upon science learning of classroom and laboratory uses of computers in grades K-16 as revealed by published, peer-reviewed research from 1988-95. Highlights include problems with media-comparison studies,...
Diagnosing and Altering Three Aristotelian Alternative Conceptions in Dynamics: Microcomputer Simulations of Scientific Models
Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 32, No. 3 (1995) pp. 271–90
Investigated a microcomputer-based system for the diagnosis and remediation of three Aristotelian alternative conceptions of force and motion held by eighth-grade physical science students. Reports that computer simulations exemplifying canonical...
Improving the Effectiveness of Learning through Hypermedia-Based Instruction: The Importance of Learner Characteristics
Computers in Human Behavior Vol. 11, No. 3 (1995) pp. 451–65
Discussion of hypermedia-based instruction focuses on studies of eighth-grade junior high school students that investigated differences in cognitive style during information-seeking behavior and learning, the effect of social context (collaborative...
The Relationship of Learning, Behavior, and Cognitive Style in Hypermedia-Based Instruction: Implications for Design of HBI
Computers in the Schools Vol. 10, No. 3 (1994) pp. 401–20
Discussion of hypermedia-based instruction (HBI) focuses on the effects of cognitive style on student achievement. The development of interactive software for eighth-grade students studying computer ethics is described; gender differences are...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 37, No. 4 (2005) pp. 361–377
Maine was the first state to put laptops in the hands of an entire grade of students. This interpretive case study of two middle school science-math teachers was driven by the general question: Given ubiquitous computing, how do teachers use...