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Computers & Education

February 2006 Volume 46, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Development and evaluation of multimedia whiteboard system for improving mathematical problem solving

    Wu-Yuin Hwang, Nian-Shing Chen & Rueng-Lueng Hsu

    This study developed a web-based multimedia whiteboard system to help students learning with mathematical problem solving. The purpose is to promote a new online mathematical learning model that... More

    pp. 105-121

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  2. An effective approach for test-sheet composition with large-scale item banks

    Gwo-Jen Hwang, Bertrand M.T. Lin & Tsung-Liang Lin

    A well-constructed test sheet not only helps the instructor evaluate the learning status of the students, but also facilitates the diagnosis of the problems embedded in the students’ learning... More

    pp. 122-139

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  3. Computer-assisted learning for mathematical problem solving

    Kuo-En Chang, Yao-Ting Sung & Shiu-Feng Lin

    Previous computer-assisted problem-solving systems have incorporated all the problem-solving steps within a single stage, making it difficult to diagnose stages at which errors occurred when a... More

    pp. 140-151

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  4. Collaborative environments for the learning of design: a model and a case study in Domotics

    Crescencio Bravo, Miguel. Á. Redondo, Manuel Ortega & M. Felisa Verdejo

    Design plays a central role in a range of subjects at different educational levels. Students have to acquire the knowledge necessary for the execution of tasks that enable them to construct an... More

    pp. 152-173

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  5. Methodology for evaluating a novel education technology: a case study of handheld video games in Chile

    Jesse L. Margolis, Miguel Nussbaum, Patricio Rodriguez & Ricardo Rosas

    Many school systems, in both the developed and developing world, are implementing educational technology to assist in student learning. However, there is no clear consensus on how to evaluate these... More

    pp. 174-191

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  6. The effects of computer-assisted material on students’ cognitive levels, misconceptions and attitudes towards science

    Salih Cepni, Erol Tas & Sacit Kose

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of a Computer-assisted Instruction Material (CAIM) related to “photosynthesis” topic on student cognitive development, misconceptions and... More

    pp. 192-205

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  7. Why are macros not used? A brief review and an approach for improving training

    Eldad Yechiam

    Macros are programming scripts that can be generated by recording users’ actions. It appears that despite their potential for reducing monotonous work, they are under-used by non-programmers. The... More

    pp. 206-220

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