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Computers & Education

January 2017 Volume 104, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Interactive networks and social knowledge construction behavioral patterns in primary school teachers' online collaborative learning activities

    Si Zhang & Qingtang Liu, School of Educational Information Technology, China; Wenli Chen & Qiyun Wang, National Institute of Education, Singapore; Zhifang Huang, School of Educational Information Technology, China

    A four-stage online collaborative learning approach to supporting teachers' professional development was proposed and described in this paper. This study investigated primary school teachers'... More

    pp. 1-17

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  2. Self-regulated learning strategies predict learner behavior and goal attainment in Massive Open Online Courses

    René F. Kizilcec, Department of Communication, United States; Mar Pérez-Sanagustín & Jorge J. Maldonado, Department of Computer Science, Chile

    Individuals with strong self-regulated learning (SRL) skills, characterized by the ability to plan, manage and control their learning process, can learn faster and outperform those with weaker SRL ... More

    pp. 18-33

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  3. The role of process information in narrations while learning with animations and static pictures

    Ferdinand Stebner, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany; Tim Kühl, University of Mannheim, Germany; Tim N. Höffler, IPN – Leibniz-Institute for Science and Mathematics Education at the University of Kiel, Germany; Joachim Wirth, Ruhr-University Bochum, Germany; Paul Ayres, School of Education, Australia

    The role of process information in annotating narrations used for learning with animations compared to static pictures is examined. In two experiments, seventh and eighth graders from German high... More

    pp. 34-48

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  4. Exploring the structure of TPACK with video-embedded and discipline-focused assessments

    Yi-Fen Yeh, Science Education Center, Taiwan; Ying-Shao Hsu, Hsin-Kai Wu & Sung-Pei Chien, Graduate Institute of Science Education, Taiwan

    The appropriate selection and implementation of technology in instruction is made possible by teachers' Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge (TPACK). The TPACK that inservice teachers... More

    pp. 49-64

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  5. Designing curriculum to shape professional social media skills and identity in virtual communities of practice

    Jeanette Novakovich, Sophia Miah & Steven Shaw

    A broad range of professional communicators employ social media as a professional practice; however research indicates that it has yet to become a prevalent component in professional writing... More

    pp. 65-90

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