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Computers & Education

January 2009 Volume 52, Number 1

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Number of articles: 25

  1. Scaffolding project-based learning with the project management body of knowledge (PMBOK ®)

    Shahron Williams van Rooij

    This paper reports the results of a study of the extent to which processes and procedures from the discipline of project management can scaffold online project-based learning in a graduate-level... More

    pp. 210-219

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  2. Development and evaluation of a virtual campus on Second Life: The case of SecondDMI

    Andrea De Lucia, Rita Francese, Ignazio Passero & Genoveffa Tortora

    Video games and new communication metaphors are quickly changing today’s young people habits. Considering the actual e-learning scenarios, embedded in a fully technological enabled environment it... More

    pp. 220-233

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  3. How students evaluate information and sources when searching the World Wide Web for information

    Amber Walraven, Saskia Brand-Gruwel & Henny P.A. Boshuizen

    The World Wide Web (WWW) has become the biggest information source for students while solving information problems for school projects. Since anyone can post anything on the WWW, information is... More

    pp. 234-246

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  4. Exploration of secondary students’ creativity by integrating web-based technology into an innovative science curriculum

    Syh-Jong Jang

    The purpose of the study was to investigate how web-based technology could be utilized and integrated with real-life scientific materials to stimulate the creativity of secondary school students.... More

    pp. 247-255

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  5. Mobile formative assessment tool based on data mining techniques for supporting web-based learning

    Chih-Ming Chen & Ming-Chuan Chen

    Current trends clearly indicate that online learning has become an important learning mode. However, no effective assessment mechanism for learning performance yet exists for e-learning systems.... More

    pp. 256-273

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