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Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 26, No. 6 (December 2010) pp. 574–584
This study investigates how university students on distance learning courses experience interaction with their peers. Students on two distance learning courses at The Open University (UK) were interviewed, to investigate learners' experience of...
A Brief Group Intervention Using Video Games to Teach Sportsmanship Skills to Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders
Child & Family Behavior Therapy Vol. 35, No. 4 (2013) pp. 293–306
Impaired social skills represent a fundamental deficit for children with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD). Despite the potential importance of "good sportsmanship," this social skill has received relatively little attention in the...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 377–381
It is widely accepted that a high proportion of Web sites are poorly designed and suffer from a range of defects that affect both their usability and quality. Further, it has been postulated that failure to address this issue could lead to user...
WebNet World Conference on the WWW and Internet 1999 (1999) pp. 372–376
The fusion of computer and communications technology is giving rise to many novel developments in computer-based education and distance learning. Evolving web centric learning environments are challenging current modes of working in traditional...
The Importance of an Enhanced Problem Representation: On the Role of Elaborations in Physics Problem Solving
Annual Meeting of the European Conference on Learning and Instruction 1997 (August 1997)
This study of physics problem-solving identifies reasoning mechanisms that enable the problem-solver to achieve the transformation to a physics structure of the problem situation. Elaboration is explored as a mechanism in fulfilling this...
Investigating the Benefits of an Educational Technologist in Middle School environments: A Qualitative Study
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2402–2407
This paper is a report of a study conducted of a federally funded technology innovation grant, C*R*E*A*T*E for Mississippi. Qualitative techniques were used to examine the benefits of school based Educational Technologist in increasing teacher ...
Physics Learning with a Computer Algebra System: Towards a Learning Environment That Promotes Enhanced Problem Representations
Annual Meeting of the National Association for Research in Science Teaching 1998 (March 1998)
An approach to teaching problem-solving based on using the computer software Mathematica is applied to the study of electrostatics and is compared with the normal approach to the module. Learning outcomes for both approaches were not significantly...
R. Ferguson; S. Barzilai; D. Ben-Zvi; C.A. Chinn; C. Herodotou; Y. Hod; Y. Kali; A. Kukulska-Hulme; H. Kupermintz; P. McAndrews; B. Rienties; O. Sagy; E. Scanlon; M. Sharples; M. Weller; D. Whitelock
(2017) pp. 1–48
This series of reports explores new forms of teaching, learning and assessment for an interactive world, to guide teachers and policy makers in productive innovation. This sixth report proposes ten innovations that are already in currency but have...