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Educational Media International Vol. 43, No. 4 (December 2006) pp. 331–346
Data-logging exercises in science classrooms assume that with the proper scaffolding and provision of contexts by instructors, pupils are able to meaningfully comprehend the experimental variables under investigation. From a case study of knowing...
The Use of Immersive Virtual Reality in the Learning Sciences: Digital Transformations of Teachers, Students, and Social Context
Journal of the Learning Sciences Vol. 17, No. 1 (January 2008) pp. 102–141
This article illustrates the utility of using virtual environments to transform social interaction via behavior and context, with the goal of improving learning in digital environments. We first describe the technology and theories behind virtual...
Interdisciplinary Journal of Problem-based Learning Vol. 9, No. 1 (April 2015) pp. 96–108
This study aims to explore how online searching plays a role during PBL tutorials in two undergraduate health sciences curricula, Medicine and Dentistry. Utilizing Interactional Ethnography (IE) as an organizing framework for data collection and...
Using the Cognitive Apprenticeship Web-Based Argumentation System to Improve Argumentation Instruction
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 21, No. 4 (August 2012) pp. 476–486
This study investigated how the instruction of argumentation skills could be promoted by using an online argumentation system. This system entitled "Cognitive Apprenticeship Web-based Argumentation" (CAWA) system was based on cognitive...
Tomoko Watanabe Traphagan; Yueh-hui Vanessa Chiang; Hyeseung Maria Chang; Benjaporn Wattanawaha; Haekyung Lee; Michael Charles Mayrath; Jeongwon Woo; Hyo-Jin Yoon; Min Jung Jee; Paul E. Resta
Computers & Education Vol. 55, No. 3 (November 2010) pp. 923–936
Using a framework of cognitive, social, and teaching presence, the nature of learning experiences in a three-dimensional virtual world environment (Second Life) and a text-chat learning environment without visuals (TeachNet) were investigated. A...
Low-Income Minority Seniors' Enrollment in a Cybercafe: Psychological Barriers to Crossing the Digital Divide
Younbo Jung; Wei Peng; Meghan Moran; Seung-A Annie Jin; Margaret McLaughlin; Michael Cody; Maryalice Jordan-Marsh; Julie Albright; Merril Silverstein
Educational Gerontology Vol. 36, No. 3 (2010) pp. 193–212
Investigated were why some low income, predominantly immigrant seniors (n = 91) choose to enroll in free training and start to use computers and the Internet while others choose not to enroll. The study was conducted in collaboration with a senior...