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Computers & Education

1997 Volume 28, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Gender and computing: A decade of change?

    A. Durndell & K. Thomson

    Targetted 16–18 year olds in 1995 were compared to similar groups in 1992, 1989 and 1986. Reported use of computers, knowledge about IT and reasons for not studying computing were assessed.... More

    pp. 1-9

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  2. Undergraduate students' use of information communicated during e-mail “tutorials”

    John Trushell, Christine Reymond, Roger Herrera & Pam Dixon

    This pilot study investigates whether “tutorials” conducted by computer-mediated communication (CMC) involve reduction of social cues and social presence of tutors which-despite the provision of... More

    pp. 11-21

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  3. Working with a round turtle: The development of angle/rotation concepts under restricted feedback conditions

    Malcolm Simmons & Peter Cope

    This study examines the development of childrens' concepts of angle/rotation when working with a round turtle within a Logo microworld. Children's problem-solving strategies where computer screen... More

    pp. 23-33

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  4. Students' attitudes toward computers: Validation of a computer attitude scale for 16–19 education

    Neil Selwyn

    There is a strong need for both educators and researchers to be aware of students' attitudes toward using and interacting with computers in 16–19 education (i.e. year levels 12–14)-but as yet... More

    pp. 35-41

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  5. Novices entering mathematics—I. The impact of new technology

    David Crowe & Hossein Zand

    Open and distance learning is becoming widely available throughout the world. However distance learners are at a significant disadvantage compared with their conventional counterparts, in that they... More

    pp. 43-54

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  6. Closed laboratories using SimLIST and SimRECUR

    Cheng-chih Wu, Janet Mei-chuen Lin & Ian Yat-wei Hsu

    In this paper we present two software packages, SimLIST and SimRECUR, that are designed for use in the closed-lab settings. SimLIST is for teaching concepts about the linked-list data structure,... More

    pp. 55-64

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