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Journal of Educational Technology Systems

2010 Volume 38, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Combining Design Patterns and Elements of Social Computing for the Design of User Centered Online Help Systems

    Markus Heckner, Silke Schworm & Christian Wolff

    Many current (online) help systems fail because users refuse to use them or, even if they do so, they do not perceive them as helpful. There is an obvious gap between the intentions of the help... More

    pp. 3-20

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  2. Creating Task-Centered Instruction for Web-Based Instruction: Obstacles and Solutions

    Joel Gardner & Tae Jeon

    Merrill proposes First Principles of Instruction, including a problem- or task-centered strategy for designing instruction. However, when the tasks or problems are ill-defined or complex, task... More

    pp. 21-34

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  3. Technophobia and the Effective Use of Library Resources at the College/University Level

    Marion G. Ben-Jacob & Judith T. Liebman

    Technology has been integrated into academia. The 21st century learner will be a life-long learner and students need to be comfortable and familiar with computers and technology. Computers are part... More

    pp. 35-38

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  4. Emerging Technology Trends and Ethical Practices for the School Principal

    Virginia E. Garland

    What is the school principal's role in ensuring ethical technology use while promoting the use of wireless and advanced technologies in instruction? The rapid advances in technology in only the... More

    pp. 39-50

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  5. A Pilot Study of Instructor Factors and Student Preferences

    Corey H. Brouse, Kelly R. McKnight, Charles E. Basch & Michael LeBlanc

    In order to gain a better understanding of the ways in which an instructor could enhance an on-line learning experience, we surveyed 96 students enrolled in on-line Health Promotion and Wellness... More

    pp. 51-62

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  6. Impacts of Mobile Computing on Student Learning in the University: A Comparison of Course Assessment Data

    Mark Hawkes & Claver Hategekimana

    This study focuses on the impact of wireless, mobile computing tools on student assessment outcomes. In a campus-wide wireless, mobile computing environment at an upper Midwest university, an... More

    pp. 63-74

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  7. African American Identity and a Theory for Primary Cultural Instructional Design

    Michael K. Thomas & Marco A. Columbus

    This article is on the strange confluence of culture, identity, learning, and systemic design. We argue that the work of instructional design is, essentially, work on culture and identity. A person... More

    pp. 75-92

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