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Computers & Education

2002 Volume 39, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Learning histories in simulation-based teaching: the effects on self-learning and transfer

    A Parush, H Hamm & A Shtub

    Simulations are recognized as an efficient and effective way of teaching and learning complex, dynamic systems. A new concept of simulation-based teaching with a built-in learning history is... More

    pp. 319-332

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  2. Towards new forms of knowledge communication: the adaptive dimension of a web-based learning environment

    Kyparisia A. Papanikolaou, Maria Grigoriadou, George D. Magoulas & Harry Kornilakis

    Adaptive Educational Hypermedia Systems aim to increase the functionality of hypermedia by making it personalised to individual learners. The adaptive dimension of these systems mainly supports... More

    pp. 333-360

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  3. A survey on student dropout rates and dropout causes concerning the students in the Course of Informatics of the Hellenic Open University

    Michalis Xenos, Christos Pierrakeas & Panagiotis Pintelas

    This paper focuses on university-level education offered by methods of distance learning in the field of computers and aims at the investigation of the main causes for student dropouts. The... More

    pp. 361-377

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  4. Team development and group processes of virtual learning teams

    Scott D Johnson, Chanidprapa Suriya, Seung Won Yoon, Jared V Berrett & Jason La Fleur

    This study describes the community building process of virtual learning teams as they form, establish roles and group norms, and address conflict. Students enrolled in an HRD masters program taught... More

    pp. 379-393

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  5. What factors facilitate teacher skill, teacher morale, and perceived student learning in technology-using classrooms?

    Amy L Baylor & Donn Ritchie

    Based on a comprehensive study of 94 classrooms from four states in different geographic regions of the country, this quantitative study investigated the impact of seven factors related to school... More

    pp. 395-414

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  6. How computers facilitate English foreign language learners acquire English abstract words

    Wenli Tsou, Weichung Wang & Hung-yi Li

    This study investigated computer assisted (CAL) foreign language abstract word learning. A total of 13 commonly encountered abstract words at the elementary school level were chosen to be studied... More

    pp. 415-428

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