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Computers & Education

1997 Volume 29, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 4

  1. Multiple representation for understanding data structures

    Biffah Hanciles, Venky Shankararaman & Jose Munoz

    In this paper an approach to enhance the learning of abstract computing concepts by novice students is presented. This approach is based on effective use of multiple visual representations, and it ... More

    pp. 1-11

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  2. Distance education and the use of computers as instructional tools for systems development projects: A case study of the construction of expert systems

    Renee M. Wachter & Jatinder N.D. Gupta

    The nature of the nation's dynamic workforce and the demand for workers with knowledge-based and information systems skills require with increasing importance the delivery of education with a focus... More

    pp. 13-23

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  3. Novices entering mathematics 2: The graphic calculator and distance learners

    H. Zand & W.D. Crowe

    For generations of students, learning mathematics has been a difficult and unrewarding experience. Electronic technology offers the opportunity to change the situation: it has made mathematics... More

    pp. 25-32

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  4. Girls teach themselves, and boys too: Peer learning in a computer-based design and construction activity

    Laurie D. Edwards, Andrea Coddington & Deb Caterina

    In this study, we investigated the use of female students as peer experts in a workshop introducing an interactive, computer-based learning environment called LEGO/Logo. In LEGO/Logo, children... More

    pp. 33-48

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