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An Investigation of Cognitive Processes Engaged in by Recreational Computer Game Players: Implications for Skills of the Future
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 34, No. 3 (2002)
This exploratory study investigated the influence of two recreational computer games on children's subsequent performance on computer-based instructional tasks. Examined speed, correct solutions, and cognitive processes; and suggests that the extent ...
Learning and Instruction Vol. 8, No. 1 pp. 1–18
Children often have difficulties in learning spatial representations. This study investigated the effect of four different instructional formats on learning outcomes and strategies used when dealing with spatial tasks such as assembly procedures. It ...
An Investigation of the Effect of Individual Cognitive Preferences on Learning through Computer-Based Instruction
Educational Psychology Vol. 18, No. 2 (1998) pp. 171–82
Explores a study investigating the effect of individual cognitive styles on learning through computer-based instruction. Identifies a significant difference between the cognitive styles on test scores, in particular the Wholist/Verbaliser group, and ...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 13, No. 1 (2002) pp. 93–110
This article explores cognitive attributes that allow individuals to function effectively in the emerging world of uncertainty, flexibility, and incongruities. The article presents discussion of the changing nature of our society and workplaces. It...
Childhood Education Vol. 77, No. 6 (2001) pp. 341–44
Describes four Australian initiatives that incorporate nontraditional approaches to education: (1) multiple and flexible pathways; (2) virtual schools; (3) workplace-based learning convergence; and (4) community of knowledge builders. Asserts that...
Cognitive Load and Mental Rotation: Structuring Orthographic Projection for Learning and Problem Solving
Instructional Science: An International Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 22, No. 2 (1994) pp. 91–113
Discusses cognitive processes associated with mental rotation and procedures for presenting and learning orthographic projection. Descriptions include a series of three experiments generated by cognitive load theory that investigated the effects of...
Higher Education Research and Development Vol. 26, No. 2 (June 2007) pp. 217–234
Increasing numbers of educational institutions are adopting an online approach to teaching and learning; however, little regard has been given to the prerequisite personal and technical qualities required for academic achievement and satisfaction...
Technoliteracy and learning: An analysis of the quality of knowledge in electronic representations of understanding
Computers & Education Vol. 48, No. 1 (January 2007) pp. 59–79
Recent educational research from a socio-cognitive perspective has validated students’ collaborative engagement with new technologies and heightened understanding of influential factors shaping the effectiveness of peer interactions, learning...
Matching Cognitive Styles to Computer-based Instruction: An Approach for Enhanced Learning in Electrical Engineering
European Journal of Engineering Education Vol. 24, No. 4 (1999) pp. 371–83
Presents an approach aimed at enhancing learning by matching individual students' preferred cognitive styles to computer-based instructional (CBI) material. (Author/CCM)
International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology Vol. 7, No. 4 (October 2016) pp. 72–84
Internationally, there is a growing body of research on industry-school partnership, particularly regarding the principles that contribute to effective and efficient partnership models that facilitate vocational-industrial education. However, there...
International Journal of Adult Vocational Education and Technology Vol. 4, No. 1 (January 2013) pp. 31–45
The term ‘partnership’ is increasingly used by governments, industry, community organisations and schools in supporting their daily businesses. Similar to the terms ‘ICT’ and ‘learning’, ‘partnerships’ are now ubiquitous in policy discourse. Yet,...