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Computers & Education

1995 Volume 25, Number 3

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Computer Supported Collaborative Learning (CSCL)

    Barry G. Silverman

    This paper reviews efforts to develop and use computer support for situated, collaborative learning. We have been investigating how to integrate two types of group collaboration tools:... More

    pp. 81-91

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  2. An empirical study of a new paradigm for choosing educational software

    Anne McDougall & David Squires

    Existing approaches for choosing educational software are criticized and rejected as inadequate. A novel paradigm, based on the perspectives of the teacher, student and designer, which addresses... More

    pp. 93-103

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  3. Automatic submission in an evolutionary approach to computer science teaching

    Michael Luck & Mike Joy

    The teaching of programming languages will often involve students being assessed by means of programming assignments. The administration of such assessments is a complex and demanding task which is... More

    pp. 105-111

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  4. The mythical courseware development to delivery time ratio

    I.M. Marshall, W.B. Samson, P.I. Dugard & G.R. Lund

    This paper investigates the limitations of the cornerstone metric of CBT and multimedia courseware-the ‘development to delivery time ratio’. Impressive claims for increased productivity have been... More

    pp. 113-122

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  5. Mathematical ability assessed by computer

    C.E. Beevers, G.R. McGuire, G. Stirling & D.G. Wild

    This paper describes an educational experiment that took place at the Heriot-Watt University in Edinburgh during the Autumn Term 1994. As part of the Mathwise Project, 40% of the mathematics... More

    pp. 123-132

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  6. Computer-assisted psychoeducation of psychiatric inpatients

    Philip C. Burda, Timothy W. Starkey, Florentino Dominguez & Michelle R. Tremont

    This study was designed to assess the impact of computer-assisted psychoeducation as a complement to classroom lectures on the same material with psychiatric inpatients. One hundred and twenty... More

    pp. 133-137

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  7. Factors affecting development of it use on a partnership PGCE course

    John Trushell, Chris Davidson-Paine & Ann Slater

    The study examines the development of information technology capability by teacher-trainees on a postgraduate certificate of education course. The course involves the promotion of information... More

    pp. 139-149

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  8. Advantages, disadvantages, facilitators, and inhibitors of computer-aided instruction in Singapore's secondary schools

    Pien Wang & Pui San Chan

    The Republic of Singapore initiated a project titled a Student's and Teacher's Workbench in secondary schools in 1993. The project planned to use computer-aided instruction (CAI) for enhancing... More

    pp. 151-162

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  9. Computer science teachers' certification program

    Judith Gal-Ezer

    The fact that computers have had a profound effect on our life, motivates the introduction of computers into high school programs. Three main different ways of introducing computers into high... More

    pp. 163-168

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