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Computers & Education

1995 Volume 24, Number 3

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Number of articles: 12

  1. An internet based collaborative distance learning system: Codiless

    Kazuo Watabe, Matti Hamalainen & Andrew B. Whinston

    In order to meet the growing demand for flexible and continuing education, distance learning is increasingly being used to supplement the conventional classroom based education. The learning... More

    pp. 141-155

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  2. Collaborative networked hypermedia education: Lessons from the Nero project

    David G. Novick & Stephen Fickas

    This paper describes the genesis, development and delivery of a course in software engineering for hypermedia. The course was developed collaboratively at four geographically separated universities... More

    pp. 157-162

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  3. Remote exploratoriums: Combining network media and design environments

    James Ambach, Corrina Perrone & Alexander Repenning

    In an educational context, World Wide Web clients such as NCSA Mosaic® are of limited value because they put learners in the role of information absorbers. Drawing on a museum analogy, learners... More

    pp. 163-176

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  4. Swahili-L: The Internet promotes literacy

    Patricia S. Kuntz

    Swahili-L is an electronic, language-specific mail service developed for use on the Internet. In 1992, teachers of Swahili in the U.S. and East African nationals proposed a service in which they... More

    pp. 177-181

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  5. Computer-mediated scholarly discussion groups

    Zane L. Berge & Mauri Collins

    Electronic discussion groups are playing an increasingly important role within the information culture. Computer-mediated discussion groups often serve as powerful tools in the retrieval and... More

    pp. 183-189

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  6. An electronic discussion list in an undergraduate writing course

    Eric D. Friedman, Lisa Haefele, K.M. Keating, Mark Mullen, Mark Patrick, David Plotkin & Ellen Strenski

    A required listserv,, electronically enhances composition instruction for seven combined classes in an undergraduate course on Argument and Research at the University of California ... More

    pp. 191-201

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  7. Constructivism and collaboration on the Internet: Case study of a graduate class experience

    Ann D. Yakimovicz & Karen L. Murphy

    Adult learners, a growing population in higher education institutions, bring with them a variety of life experiences and interests that shape their learning. The constructivist model, which... More

    pp. 203-209

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  8. Wide-area networking in K-12 education: Issues shaping implementation and use

    Rebecca Eurich-Fulcer & Janet Ward Schofield

    The demand for wide-area networking (WAN) for education at the K-12 level is rapidly increasing. However, there is little systematic understanding of those factors which play important roles in... More

    pp. 211-220

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  9. Educators and the Internet: A case study of professional development

    Lynne Schrum

    The purpose of this research was to document a teacher education program's initial effort to introduce telecommunications to inservice educators, to determine support and technological needs, and... More

    pp. 221-228

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  10. The Internet as a K-12 educational resource: Emerging issues of information access and freedom

    Gail Clark Futoran, Janet Ward Schofield & Rebecca Eurich-Fulcer

    The paper explores issues likely to emerge as K-12 educators incorporate wide-area networking (WAN) into the curriculum and become both consumers and providers of materials on the Internet. Issues ... More

    pp. 229-236

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  11. Share globally, adapt locally: Software assistance to locate and tailor curriculum posted to the Internet

    Gerry Stahl, Tamara Sumner & Robert Owen

    Many teachers yearn to break through the confines of traditional textbook-centered teaching to present activities that encourage students to explore and construct their own knowledge. But this... More

    pp. 237-246

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  12. LabNet: An intentional electronic community for professional development

    William Spitzer & Kelly Wedding

    Ongoing contact and peer support are essential to continued professional growth for educators. An electronic community can provide a supportive environment to foster change and growth and to lessen... More

    pp. 247-255

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