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Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 20, No. 3 (1999) pp. 209–222
Expert users of the Internet were studied to identify the strategies they used to locate specific information. Participants' searching actions were recorded, including counts of each movement from Web page to Web page and within Web pages. Three...
American Journal of Play Vol. 3, No. 1 (2010) pp. 106–125
Millions of children and adults devote much of their leisure time to playing massively multiplayer online role-playing games (MMORPGs). Most observers commonly categorize computer games as a play activity, but this article asks whether MMORPGs...
The Multi-Digit (MDT) testing procedure is a computer-scored testing innovation conceptualized in 1982. It is fully compatible with multiple choice and true/false tests well suited for the testing of discreet terms and concepts such as in fill-in...
Interdisciplinary Journal of E-Learning and Learning Objects Vol. 14, No. 1 (Feb 17, 2018) pp. 159–175
Aim/Purpose: This paper presents some of the issues that academia faces in both the detection of plagiarism and the aftermath. The focus is on the latter, how academics and educational institutions around the world can address the challenges that...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 18, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2002)
The my.monash Portal (Portal) provides a virtual gateway to support student centred flexible learning by coordinating many of the university’s key resources to meet the needs of students and staff. The Portal is intended to help deliver innovative...
Since the early 1980s the evolution of computer mediated communications (CMC) systems designed to support collaborative work has been characterized by two trends. One is the proliferation of new systems to take advantage of technological changes;...
Design, sharing and co-construction of learning resources: A case of lifelong learning communities in Shanghai
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 2 (Jan 01, 2011)
A key problem in developing a virtual community for co-constructing learning resources is the need to have people volunteer to share their expertise. In this paper, we introduce the first phase of our research in which we examine strategies for...
GoSoapBox in public health tertiary education: A student response system for improving learning experiences and outcomes
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 34, No. 5 (Nov 25, 2018)
Most pedagogical literature has generated “how to” approaches regarding the use of student response systems (SRS). There are currently no systematic reviews on the effectiveness of SRS, for its capacity to enhance critical thinking, and achieve...
Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice Vol. 12, No. 4 (2015)
Employers in the 21st century seek graduates with a demonstrated ability to be independent, self-managing, lifelong learners. In this paper the authors explore student responses to a tutorial activity designed to promote lifelong learning skills....
The paper examines ways in which computers have radically altered and improved the lives of handicapped students. The visually impaired have been helped through the use of computerized braillers, embossers, and readers. Both adaptations of off-the...
Transforming Pedagogical Approaches Using Tangible User Interface Enabled Computer Assisted Learning
International Journal of Emerging Technologies in Learning (iJET) Vol. 10, No. 6 (Dec 16, 2015) pp. 42–52
Traditional computer assisted learning is influenced by novel user interfaces, such as tangible user interfaces, support cognitive processes and concept modelling, assisted by multiple representation. The manipulative properties of the tangible user ...
International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education Vol. 8, No. 4 (October 2012) pp. 75–89
This paper introduces the field of affective computing, and the benefits that can be realized by enhancing e-learning applications with the ability to detect and respond to emotions experienced by the learner. Affective computing has potential...
The Effect of the "Ohio Schools Going Solar" Project on Student Perceptions of the Quality of Learning in Middle School Science
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 37, No. 3 (2005)
In an era of continuing developments in science and technology, teachers are faced with an increasingly challenging task of helping K-12 students become and remain scientifically literate. Effective science instruction involves activation of prior...