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Australasian Journal of Educational Technology

May 10, 2019 Volume 35, Number 2


Eva Heinrich; Michael Henderson; Petrea Redmond

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Number of articles: 4

  1. Revisiting cognitive tools from a social and motivational perspective

    Xun Ge, Murat Turk & Woei Hung

    The concept of computers as cognitive tools has been revisited to provide insight into the motivational and social dimension in light of the emerging technologies. Central to this concept are the... More

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  2. Learning with computers: Generating insights into the development of cognitive tools using cultural historical activity theory

    Seng-Chee Tan

    Using computers as cognitive tools or mindtools has created impact in education since their introduction in the 1990s. One main characteristic is the notion of learning with computers as... More

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  3. Using a visualisation-based and progressive learning environment as a cognitive tool for learning computer programming

    Jun Peng, Minhong Wang, Demetrios Sampson & Jeroen van Merriënboer

    Project-based learning (PjBL) has been widely promoted in educational practice, for example, computer programming education. While PiBL may help learners to connect abstract knowledge with... More

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  4. The conceptualisation of cognitive tools in learning and technology: A review

    Azar Pakdaman-Savoji, John Nesbit & Natalia Gajdamaschko

    The term cognitive tool has been used in many areas of academic specialisation, where it has taken on multiple connotations. In this historical and systematic review, we investigate the... More

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