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Natural language and mixed modality task presentations in the human-computer interaction using programmable logic controllers
(1998) pp. 1–138
This dissertation focuses on the human-computer interaction elements of task presentation and task structure in the programming of Programmable Logic Controllers (PLCs). Task presentation methods that were explored included a natural language (GE...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 2073–2074
Multimedia authoring tools have long been used by teachers, to support learners in representation of their ideas when adequate technology has been available in classrooms. Through the 1980's and early 1990's, tools such as HyperCard were used...
Designing Interactive Learning Environments to include construction tools for personally meaningful artefacts
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) p. 416
Designers of interactive learning environments, applying contemporary views of learning, are now employing design models that incorporate the variety of ideas that are based on constructivist frameworks. Designers are attempting to give learners...
Topics: Virtual Environments
Computers & Education Vol. 34, No. 3 (2000) pp. 163–176
For educational software to take advantage of contemporary views of learning, instructional designers need to employ design models that incorporate the variety of ideas that are based on constructivist frameworks for developing learning environments....
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 1534–1535
Learner construction of their understanding is one of the basic tenets of a constructivist framework of learning. Technology-supported learning environments have been developed to support construction and allow students to employ resources to...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 11, No. 2 (Jan 01, 1995)
The increasing availability of CD ROM based interactive multimedia packages to support learning in science classrooms offers science teachers new pedagogical opportunities for student-centred and cooperative learning. However, many of the current...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2002 (2002) pp. 1803–1806
This paper presents our experiences of giving students open network access during exams while insuring against cheating. The practical information presented should be of interest to would-be practitioners and technological conservatives who can...
Technology Teacher Vol. 63, No. 6 (Mar 01, 2004)
Robots make a wonderful context for teaching students about many concepts important to technological literacy. They can provide an authentic context and produce high levels of motivation. According to Standards for Technological Literacy: Content...
Bill Manaris; Michael Wainer; Arthur E. Kirkpatrick; RoxAnn H. Stalvey; Christine Shannon; Laura Leventhal; Julie Barnes; John Wright; J Ben Schafer; Dean Sanders
Computer Science Education Vol. 17, No. 1 (March 2007) pp. 21–57
In today's technology-laden society human-computer interaction (HCI) is an important knowledge area for computer scientists and software engineers. This paper surveys existing approaches to incorporate HCI into computer science (CS) and such related ...