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Computers & Education

1994 Volume 22, Number 1

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Number of articles: 13

  1. Logiciel sans Frontieres

    Mike Aston & Bob Dolden

    Reviews projects aimed at increasing access to software in a variety of languages and cultures, particularly the European Community project EPES (European Pool of Educational Software) that... More

    pp. 1-8

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  2. Translating Software: What It Means and What It Costs for Small Cultures and Large Cultures

    Dai Griffiths

    Discusses benefits of the adoption of educational software for other languages and cultures and describes experiences translating "Work Rooms" HyperCard software into Catalan and Bulgarian. Topics ... More

    pp. 9-17

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  3. Taking the Plunge with CLEM: The Design and Evaluation of a Large Scale CAL System

    Tom Boyle

    Describes the design, implementation, and evaluation of a computer-assisted learning (CAL) package called CLEM (CORE Learning Environment for Modula-2) that was developed in Great Britain for... More

    pp. 19-26

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  4. Computer-Based Practical Work at a Distance: A Case Study

    Ann Jones & Marian Petre

    Reports the results of a case study of home computing use in an Open University (Great Britain) multimedia course. The use of student questionnaires and journals is described; and student attitudes... More

    pp. 27-37

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  5. Experiences with Hypermedia in Undergraduate Education

    G A. Hutchings

    Discusses the use of hypermedia in education and describes the Interactive Learning and Biology project that was developed at the University of Southampton (England) to teach undergraduate cell... More

    pp. 39-44

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  6. Computers and the Development of Design Decision Making Skills

    Ann Blandford

    Discussion of how to teach decision-making skills to undergraduate engineering design students highlights a computer-based decision support tool, WOMBAT (Weighted Objectives Method by Arguing with ... More

    pp. 45-56

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  7. Individualized Course Generation: A Marriage between CAL and ICAL

    Thomas Diessel

    Describes an intelligent computer-assisted learning system that is able to generate individualized courses of instruction for students with different background knowledge and different purposes.... More

    pp. 57-64

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  8. Durable, Low-Cost Educational Software

    Ruth Thomas

    Discusses the costs of producing durable educational software in an academic environment and describes an optimized software life cycle that has been implemented at the University of Cambridge ... More

    pp. 65-72

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  9. Construction of a VISUAL (VIdeo-SUpported Active Learning) Resource

    Roderick I. Nicolson

    Discussion of interactive video for educational purposes focuses on the development of a video-supported active learning (VISUAL) resource on voice disorders that used digitized video and an Apple ... More

    pp. 91-97

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  10. Computer-Based Tools to Support Learning from Hypertext: Concept Mapping Tools and Beyond

    Will Reader & Nick Hammond

    Reports the results of a study conducted at the University of York (England) that was designed to test the effectiveness of a concept mapping tool in aiding student learning from a hypertext-based ... More

    pp. 99-106

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  11. Situated Programming in a LEGOLogo Environment

    Jorma Enkenberg

    Discussion of how to teach thinking and problem-solving skills focuses on a study of seventh graders that attempted to convey expertlike behavior using LEGOLogo to explain how a washing machine... More

    pp. 119-28

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  12. Processes to Support the Use of Information Technology to Enhance Learning

    Alan Brown

    Considers issues that were raised as a result of the Information Technology Teacher Training Development Programme in Great Britain. Highlights include teacher involvement and the change process;... More

    pp. 145-53

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  13. Learning with Portable Computers

    John Gardner

    Reviews the Pupils' Learning and Access to Information Technology project that was conducted in elementary and secondary schools in Northern Ireland to investigate the impact of using portable home... More

    pp. 161-71

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