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Computers & Education

1992 Volume 18, Number 1

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Number of articles: 10

  1. How Can Intelligent CAL Better Adapt to Learners?

    Gary McI. Boyd & P David Mitchell

    Discusses intelligent computer-aided learning (ICAL) support systems and considers learner characteristics as elements of ICAL student models. Cybernetic theory and attribute-treatment results are ... More

    pp. 23-28

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  2. Modelling Domain Knowledge for Intelligent Simulation Learning Environments

    Wouter R. van Joolingen & Ton de Jong

    Discussion of computer simulations as a form of computer-assisted learning (CAL) focuses on a framework for domain representation for an Intelligent Simulation Learning Environment (ISLE). Topics... More

    pp. 29-37

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  3. CASCADE: Introducing AI into CBT

    R J. Hendley & N Jurascheck

    Discusses changes in training requirements of commerce and industry in the United Kingdom and describes a project, CASCADE, that was developed to investigate and implement the introduction of... More

    pp. 71-76

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  4. The Artificial Intelligence Applications to Learning Programme

    Noel Williams

    Explains the Artificial Intelligence Applications to Learning Programme, which was developed in the United Kingdom to explore and accelerate the use of artificial intelligence (AI) technologies in ... More

    pp. 101-7

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  5. Developing the Use of IT within Mathematics through Action Research

    Howard Tanner

    Describes the Information Technology (IT) in Mathematics Project in Great Britain, which surveyed the extent to which IT was used in the teaching of mathematics and examined the extent to which IT ... More

    pp. 143-48

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  6. Blocks to the Effective Use of Information Technology in Higher Education

    Nick Hammond

    Reports on the outcome of a seminar that addressed issues relating to the use of information technology (IT) in universities in the United Kingdom. Results of three surveys of faculty attitudes... More

    pp. 155-62

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  7. Authoring and Evaluation of Hypermedia for Education

    G A. Hutchings

    Discusses the instructional effectiveness of using hypermedia as a form of computer-assisted learning (CAL). Methods needed for authoring large hypermedia documents are considered; and criteria for... More

    pp. 171-77

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  8. Providing Computing for Distance Learners: A Strategy for Home Use

    Ann Jones

    Describes an experiment at the Open University in Great Britain that expanded the use of home-based microcomputers for distance education students enrolled in higher education courses. Results of... More

    pp. 183-93

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  9. The Impact of New Information Technology on Young Children's Symbol-Weaving Efforts

    Julia Blackstock & Larry Miller

    Explores children's systems of combining drawing, talk, and writing (i.e., symbol-weaving) with traditional media and with new information technology. Social aspects of writing are discussed, and... More

    pp. 209-21

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  10. Developing Computer Use during a Primary Post-Graduate Certificate of Education Course

    Susan E. Sanders

    Describes a Post-Graduate Certificate of Education (PGCE) course in the United Kingdom that was offered to develop teachers' computer use and skills. Results of four questionnaires that evaluated... More

    pp. 231-41

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