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Computers & Education

August 2006 Volume 47, Number 1

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Design and implementation of cancellation tasks for visual search strategies and visual attention in school children

    Tsui-Ying Wang, Ho-Chuan Huang & Hsiu-Shuang Huang

    We propose a computer-assisted cancellation test system (CACTS) to understand the visual attention performance and visual search strategies in school children. The main aim of this paper is to... More

    pp. 1-16

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  2. Applying a multimedia storytelling website in foreign language learning

    Wenli Tsou, Weichung Wang & Yenjun Tzeng

    Storytelling is a practical and powerful teaching tool, especially for language learning. Teachers in language classrooms, however, may hesitate to incorporate storytelling into language... More

    pp. 17-28

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  3. Student–instructor communication: The role of email

    Elkafi Hassini

    We report on the use of email lists as a supplement to teaching. We argue that email lists can provide a valuable students–instructor communication channel and describe the process of setting up... More

    pp. 29-40

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  4. Evaluating a CALL software on the learning of English prepositions

    Bing Hiong Ngu & Soubakeavathi Rethinasamy

    This study assessed the effectiveness of using a CALL lesson (Computer Assisted Language Learning) over a conventional lesson to facilitate learning of English prepositions at Bario, Malaysia. CALL... More

    pp. 41-55

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  5. Investigating ICT using problem-based learning in face-to-face and online learning environments

    John Pearson

    This article reports on the design, implementation and evaluation of a module in the MEd (Business) in the Faculty of Education at the University of Hong Kong in which an explicit problem-based... More

    pp. 56-73

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  6. An investigation into the effects that digital media can have on the learning outcomes of individuals who have dyslexia

    Nigel A. Beacham & James L. Alty

    The effects that media can have on task performance have been greatly debated over the years. Whilst agreement has begun to emerge on the effects media have on cognitive performance, little is... More

    pp. 74-93

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  7. Applying an authentic, dynamic learning environment in real world business

    Timo Lainema & Sami Nurmi

    This paper describes a dynamic computer-based business learning environment and the results from applying it in a real-world business organization. We argue for using learning tools, which not only... More

    pp. 94-115

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  8. The impact of presentation graphics on students’ experience in the classroom

    Jennifer M. Apperson, Eric L. Laws & James A. Scepansky

    To investigate the benefits and perceived effectiveness of instructional technology, students enrolled in several courses were compared on student evaluations of instruction, grades and an... More

    pp. 116-126

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