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Computers & Education

August 2003 Volume 41, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. EduXs: multilayer educational services platforms

    Li-Jie Chang, Jie-Chi Yang, Yi-Chan Deng & Tak-Wai Chan

    How to use the online social learning communities to improve quality and quantity of interactions in physical social learning communities is an important issue. This work describes the design and... More

    pp. 1-18

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  2. “Cultures in negotiation”: teachers’ acceptance/resistance attitudes considering the infusion of technology into schools

    S Demetriadis, A Barbas, A Molohides, G Palaigeorgiou, D Psillos, Vlahavas , Tsoukalas & A Pombortsis

    A teachers’ training project, employing teacher-mentored in-school training approach, has been recently initiated in Greek secondary education for the introduction of Information and Communication ... More

    pp. 19-37

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  3. Performer: an instrument for multidisciplinary courseware teams to share knowledge and experiences

    Jan-Willem van Aalst & Charles van der Mast

    One of the traditional problems in courseware development that is recognized as hard to solve, is the communication and co-operation between various disciplines in project teams that are working on... More

    pp. 39-48

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  4. An activity theory approach to research of ICT integration in Singapore schools

    Cher Ping Lim & David Hang

    This paper explains how activity theory is used as a framework to study the information and communication technologies (ICT) integration processes in Singapore schools, both from the sociocultural ... More

    pp. 49-63

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  5. Internet-assisted versus traditional distance learning environments: factors affecting students’ preferences

    Ruth Beyth-Marom, Eran Chajut, Sonia Roccas & Lilach Sagiv

    Factors related to students’ selection of Internet-assisted vs. traditional distance learning environments (IDL vs. TDL) at the Open University of Israel were investigated. The two groups differed ... More

    pp. 65-76

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  6. Effectiveness of PowerPoint presentations in lectures

    Robert A Bartsch & Kristi M Cobern

    We investigated whether students liked and learned more from PowerPoint presentations than from overhead transparencies. Students were exposed to lectures supported by transparencies and two... More

    pp. 77-86

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  7. The design and the formative evaluation of an adaptive educational system based on cognitive styles

    Evangelos Triantafillou, Andreas Pomportsis & Stavros Demetriadis

    Adaptive Hypermedia Systems (AHS) can be developed to accommodate a variety of individual differences, including learning style and cognitive style. The current research is an attempt to examine... More

    pp. 87-103

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