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Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 17, No. 2 (April 2006) pp. 163–177
Education is a social practice and the ability to interact socially is important to social cognitive learning and social learning. Online education is frequently criticized because it lacks social interaction, a sense of social engagement, and the...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4840–4843
Classroom experiences only account for a small portion of the ways students learn. Time in the library, interacting with professors and peers, and reading textbooks are all important and meaningful learning activities. As technology becomes more...
Exploring the Relationship Between Mediating Tools and Student Perception of Interdependence in a CSCL Environment
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 17, No. 4 (October 2006) pp. 385–400
This study investigated how different tools differentially mediate the way groups interact and how the differential tool use and interactivity influence interdependence in online collaborative activity. Activity Theory is used as a framework to...
A case study of the interactive evaluation system for Teacher-Centered Instruction and Student-Centered Instruction
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 1438–1443
The purpose of the study is to explore the differences of two teachers, one with student- centered approach and the other with teacher-centered approach, using the same interactive evaluation tool (EduClick). The researchers compared the differences ...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2015 (Mar 02, 2015) pp. 393–399
Interactions are the central emphasis in language learning. An increasing number of K-12 students take courses online, leading some critics to comment that reduced opportunities for interaction may affect learning outcomes. This study examined the...
Exploring Group Interaction in Synchronous Computer-Mediated Communication (CMC) in an International Distance Course
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2007 (Jun 25, 2007) pp. 747–753
This study was conducted between two leading universities between Taiwan and Japan for investigating the patterns of interaction, supportive behavior preferences and helpfulness of synchronous online discussion in facilitating distance classroom...
Raising E-baby: A Prototype Study of an Animated and Interactive Simulation Learning Environment Preparing Future Parents for Babycare
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4120–4125
This on-going project is a prototype study based on the idea of developing an animated and interactive learning environment to prepare future parents for quality babycare. It seeks the possibility of building a visually based simulation with game...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4464–4467
This study investigated the effects of personalized computer-based instruction (CBI) on the achievement and attitudes concerning arithmetic problems and two-step mathematics word problems of 104 middle school American students from a predominately...