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Computers & Education

April 2005 Volume 44, Number 3

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Present state of CAD teaching in Spanish Universities

    Ramón Rubio Garcı́a, Ramón Gallego Santos, Javier Suárez Quirós & Pedro I. Álvarez Peñı́n

    During the 1990s, all Spanish Universities updated the syllabuses of their courses as a result of the entry into force of the new Organic Law of Universities (Ley Orgánica de Universidades) and,... More

    pp. 201-215

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  2. Using web-based instruction to improve large undergraduate biology courses: An evaluation of a hybrid course format

    Samuel Riffell & Duncan Sibley

    We developed a hybrid course format (part online, part face-to-face) to deliver a high-enrollment, introductory environmental biology course to resident (living on or near campus), non-science... More

    pp. 217-235

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  3. Personalized e-learning system using Item Response Theory

    Chih-Ming Chen, Hahn-Ming Lee & Ya-Hui Chen

    Personalized service is important on the Internet, especially in Web-based learning. Generally, most personalized systems consider learner preferences, interests, and browsing behaviors in... More

    pp. 237-255

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  4. Learning and diagnosis of individual and class conceptual perspectives: an intelligent systems approach using clustering techniques

    Shein-Yung Cheng, Chia-Sheng Lin, Hsien-Hsun Chen & Jia-Sheng Heh

    In a classroom, a teacher attempts to convey his or her knowledge to the students, and thus it is important for the teacher to obtain formative feedback about how well students are understanding... More

    pp. 257-283

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  5. Gender issues and computers: college computer science education in Taiwan

    Tai-Sheng Fan & Yi-Ching Li

    This study investigated gender differences for college computer science majors in Taiwan. Subjects were college students enrolled in five universities offering computer science programs. A total of... More

    pp. 285-300

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  6. Educational hypermedia resources facilitator

    Francisco José Garcı́a & Joaquı́n Garcı́a

    Within the university the introduction of computers is creating a new criterion of differentiation between those who as a matter of course become integrated in the technocratic trend deriving from ... More

    pp. 301-325

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  7. A framework for a WAP-based course registration system

    Yousif AL-Bastaki & Abid Al-Ajeeli

    This paper describes a WAP-based course registration system designed and implemented to facilitating the process of students' registration at Bahrain University. The framework will support many... More

    pp. 327-342

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  8. Does ICT contribute to powerful learning environments in primary education?

    Ed Smeets

    In powerful learning environments, rich contexts and authentic tasks are presented to pupils. Active, autonomous and co-operative learning is stimulated, and the curriculum is adapted to the needs ... More

    pp. 343-355

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