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Computers & Education

1997 Volume 29, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. The virtual collaborative university

    Kathleen M. Swigger, Robert Brazile, Victor Lopez & Alan Livingston

    Describes the development of special software and course materials that is designed to teach a variety of educational objectives by giving students access to a range of information and educational ... More

    pp. 55-61

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  2. Internet Self-Assessment in Pharmacology: A model for internet medical education

    Joseph A. Konstan, Paul Sturm, John McLeod & Leonard Lichtblau

    Describes ISAP (Internet Self-Assessment in Pharmacology; http://www.med.umn.edu/ISAP), a World Wide Web-based educational environment for health professionals. This active learning environment... More

    pp. 63-71

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  3. ChickScope: An interactive MRI classroom curriculum innovation for K-12

    B.C. Bruce, B.O. Carragher, B.M. Damon, M.J. Dawson, J.A. Eurell, C.D. Gregory, P.C. Lauterbur, M.M. Marjanovic, B. Mason-Fossum, H.D. Morris, C.S. Potter & U. Thakkar

    Researchers from several departments of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign initiated ChickScope, a 21-day chick embryonic development project, to demonstrate the remote control of a... More

    pp. 73-87

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  4. Use of a keystroke log file to evaluate an interactive computer system in a museum setting

    Sungkyu Lee & Rachelle S. Heller

    Multimedia evaluation and evaluation of public space learning environments are complex processes. The typical challenges of public space design and implementation, such as the inability to really... More

    pp. 89-101

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  5. An apprenticeship-based multimedia courseware for computer graphics studies provided on the World Wide Web

    Amnon Shabo, Mark Guzdial & John Stasko

    Apprenticeship is an educational practice that focuses on students actively engaged in activities with a variety of supports, or scaffolding. Different kinds of scaffolding are appropriate for... More

    pp. 103-116

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  6. Children as designers of educational multimedia software

    Yasmin B. Kafai, Cynthia Carter Ching & Sue Marshall

    A surge of interest has been seen in the use of multimedia in educational computer applications. Some researchers examine which particular benefits media provide for students' learning. A different... More

    pp. 117-126

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  7. The influence of a multimedia physics tutor and user differences on the development of scientific knowledge

    Martha E. Crosby & Marie K. Iding

    This research examines high school students' performance on an interactive multimedia tutorial for learning physics concepts in conjunction with their individual differences. Students' performance ... More

    pp. 127-136

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