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Computers & Education

September 2003 Volume 41, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Web-based learning and instruction support system for pneumatics

    Chiaming Yen & Wu-Jeng Li

    This research presents a Web-based learning and instructional system for Pneumatics. The system includes course material, remote data acquisition modules, and a pneumatic laboratory set. The course... More

    pp. 107-120

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  2. On automated grading of programming assignments in an academic institution

    Brenda Cheang, Andy Kurnia, Andrew Lim & Wee-Chong Oon

    Practise is one of the most important steps in learning the art of computer programming. Unfortunately, human grading of programming assignments is a tedious and error-prone task, a problem... More

    pp. 121-131

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  3. A visualisation tool as a demonstration aid

    Matti Lattu, Veijo Meisalo & Jorma Tarhio

    As algorithms have been seen to be hard to teach and learn, teachers have tried to look for help in algorithm animation. While the effect of algorithm animation on learning has been studied, but... More

    pp. 133-148

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  4. Developing a taxonomy of faculty participation in asynchronous learning environments—an exploratory investigation

    Seugnet Blignaut & Stanley R. Trollip

    Anecdotal evidence suggests that instructor performance in the online discussion portion of online courses has a major impact on learning and learner satisfaction. If this is the case, faculty... More

    pp. 149-172

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  5. Applying tacit knowledge management techniques for performance assessment

    Michel Mitri

    Performance assessment is an important task in all levels of education, both as input for identifying remedial needs of individual students and for improving general quality of education. Although ... More

    pp. 173-189

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  6. Principles versus artifacts in computer science curriculum design

    Philip Machanick

    Computer Science is a subject which has difficulty in marketing itself. Further, pinning down a standard curriculum is difficult—there are many preferences which are hard to accommodate. This paper... More

    pp. 191-201

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