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Computers & Education

April 2018 Volume 119, Number 1

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Number of articles: 10

  1. Pre-service teachers' perspectives of cyberbullying

    Petrea Redmond, University of Southern Queensland, Australia; Jennifer V. Lock, University of Calgary, Canada; Victoria Smart, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

    For over a decade practitioners and researchers have been concerned about cyberbullying within educational contexts. Few tools exist to explore this complex phenomenon in-depth from a teacher or... More

    pp. 1-13

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  2. A mixed-methods study to identify effective practices in the teaching of writing in a digital learning environment in low income schools

    Rebecca Jesson, Stuart McNaughton, Naomi Rosedale, Tong Zhu & Victoria Cockle

    This paper reports on the teaching practices identified as effective for students' writing progress in a digital learning environment. The study is situated within a design-based research... More

    pp. 14-30

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  3. How extroversion affects student attitude toward the combined use of a wiki and video recording of group presentations

    Elena Fraj-Andrés, Laura Lucia-Palacios & Raúl Pérez-López, Department of Marketing, Spain

    The aim of this paper is to analyze the effect of extroversion on students' attitude toward the combined use of a wiki and the video recording of oral presentations to improve communication skills ... More

    pp. 31-43

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  4. Exploring communities of inquiry in Massive Open Online Courses

    Vitomir Kovanović, Srećko Joksimović & Oleksandra Poquet, University of South Australia, Australia; Thieme Hennis, Delft University of Technology; Iva Čukić, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom; Pieter de Vries, Delft University of Technology; Marek Hatala, Simon Fraser University, Canada; Shane Dawson, University of South Australia, Australia; George Siemens, The University of Texas at Arlington, United States; Dragan Gašević, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    This study presents an evaluation of the Community of Inquiry (CoI) survey instrument developed by Arbaugh et al. (2008) within the context of Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). The study reports... More

    pp. 44-58

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  5. Internet source evaluation: The role of implicit associations and psychophysiological self-regulation

    Lucia Mason, Sara Scrimin, Maria Caterina Tornatora & Caterina Suitner, Department of Developmental Psychology and Socialization, Italy; Angelica Moè, Department of General Psychology, Italy

    This study focused on middle school students' source evaluation skills as a key component of digital literacy. Specifically, it examined the role of two unexplored individual factors that may... More

    pp. 59-75

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  6. Social network site use and academic achievement: A meta-analysis

    Chiungjung Huang

    This meta-analysis examines the relation between use of social network sites and academic achievement. Thirty studies consisting of 21,367 participants are identified. The weighted mean correlation... More

    pp. 76-83

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  7. Delaying access to a problem-skipping option increases effortful practice: Application of an A/B test in large-scale online learning

    Alexander O. Savi, Department of Psychology; Nienke M. Ruijs, Research Institute of Child Development and Education; Gunter K.J. Maris, Cito Institute for Educational Measurement; Han L.J. van der Maas, Department of Psychology

    We report on an online double-blind randomized controlled field experiment (A/B test) in Math Garden, a computer adaptive practice system with over More

    pp. 84-94

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  8. Associations among scaffold presentation, reward mechanisms and problem-solving behaviors in game play

    Chuen-Tsai Sun & Li-Xian Chen, Department of Computer Science, Taiwan; Hsiu-Mei Chu, Nan-Mei Primary School, Taiwan

    Learning assistance tools used with digital games—commonly called More

    pp. 95-111

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  9. Exploring the effect of using different levels of emotional design features in multimedia science learning

    Ahmet Murat Uzun & Zahide Yıldırım, Department of Computer Education and Instructional Technology, Turkey

    The current study aims to examine the influence of incorporating different emotional design approaches into multimedia on 7th grade middle school students’ positive emotions, mental effort... More

    pp. 112-128

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  10. Trends in mobile technology-supported collaborative learning: A systematic review of journal publications from 2007 to 2016

    Qing-Ke Fu, School of Teacher Education; Gwo-Jen Hwang, Graduate Institute of Digital Learning and Education

    This study reviewed the literature on mobile technology-supported collaborative learning from 2007 to 2016. Several issues, such as the distributions and research methods, learning devices and... More

    pp. 129-143

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