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Computers & Education

September 2017 Volume 112, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. On the quest for validity: Testing the factor structure and measurement invariance of the technology-dimensions in the Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge (TPACK) model

    Ronny Scherer, Centre for Educational Measurement at the University of Oslo (CEMO), Norway; Jo Tondeur, Interfaculty Department for Teacher Education, Belgium; Fazilat Siddiq, Nordic Institute for Studies in Innovation, Norway

    The Technological, Pedagogical, and Content Knowledge (TPACK) framework – a framework which proposes a set of knowledge domains that are essential for effective teaching with technology – has... More

    pp. 1-17

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  2. Analytics and patterns of knowledge creation: Experts at work in an online engineering community

    Hon Jie Teo, New York City College of Technology, United States; Aditya Johri, George Mason University, United States; Vinod Lohani, Virginia Tech, United States

    Online learning communities have gained popularity amongst engineering learners who seek to build knowledge and share their expertise with others; yet to date, limited research has been devoted to ... More

    pp. 18-36

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  3. The role of cultural background in the personalization principle: Five experiments with Czech learners

    Cyril Brom, Tereza Hannemann, Tereza Stárková, Edita Bromová & Filip Děchtěrenko, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics

    Composing instructional texts in multimedia learning materials in a conversational style rather than a formal style can facilitate learning. We investigated whether a specific language/cultural... More

    pp. 37-68

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  4. Understanding science teachers' enactments of a computer-based inquiry curriculum

    Su-Chi Fang & Ying-Shao Hsu

    In order to spread and encourage the use of innovative computer-based inquiry curricula in classrooms, it is fundamental to understand how teachers enact the curricula. It is also essential to... More

    pp. 69-82

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  5. The moderating roles of gender and social norms on the relationship between protection motivation and risky online behavior among in-service teachers

    Hui-Lien Chou & Jerry Chih-Yuan Sun

    Online safety problems, such as computer virus infections, malicious software, phishing and personal data theft or leakage, have worsened in recent years and are often exacerbated by Internet users... More

    pp. 83-96

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  6. Robotics applications grounded in learning theories on tertiary education: A systematic review

    Newton Spolaôr, Laboratory of Bioinformatics, Brazil; Fabiane B.Vavassori Benitti, Department of Informatics and Statistics, Brazil

    Empirical evidence suggests the effectiveness of robotics as a learning complementary tool in tertiary education. In this context, some experiences benefited from the link between educational... More

    pp. 97-107

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