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Computers & Education

November 2015 Volume 89, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Factors influencing students' beliefs about the future in the context of tablet-based interactive classrooms

    Hye Jeong Kim, Chung-Ang University; Hwan Young Jang, Dongguk University

    With the distribution of easy-to-use tablet computers, tablet-based interactive classrooms have become popular environments for innovative learning activities in recent years. However, little... More

    pp. 1-15

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  2. An experience of a three-year study on the development of critical thinking skills in flipped secondary classrooms with pedagogical and technological support

    Siu Cheung Kong

    The aim of this study was attempting to investigate the outcome of critical thinking achievement of learners when its development is infused into subject teaching with pedagogical and technological... More

    pp. 16-31

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  3. A web-based painting tool for enhancing student attitudes toward learning art creation

    Tracy Kwei-Liang Ho, Department of Music, Taiwan; Huann-Shyang Lin, Center for General Education, Taiwan

    Art education in public elementary schools is generally assigned fewer teaching hours and resources relative to other academic subjects, which has generated concerns about insufficient nurturing of... More

    pp. 32-41

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  4. How competition and heterogeneous collaboration interact in prevocational game-based mathematics education

    Judith ter Vrugte & Ton de Jong, Department of Instructional Technology; Sylke Vandercruysse, Center for Instructional Psychology & Technology, Belgium; Pieter Wouters & Herre van Oostendorp, Institute of Information and Computing Sciences; Jan Elen, Center for Instructional Psychology & Technology, Belgium

    The present study addresses the effectiveness of an educational mathematics game for improving proportional reasoning in students from prevocational education. Though in theory game-based learning ... More

    pp. 42-52

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  5. Time will tell: The role of mobile learning analytics in self-regulated learning

    Bernardo Tabuenca, Faculty of Management, Science & Technology, Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands; Marco Kalz, Hendrik Drachsler & Marcus Specht, Welten Institute, Research Centre for Learning, Teaching and Technology of the Open University of the Netherlands, Netherlands

    This longitudinal study explores the effects of tracking and monitoring time devoted to learn with a mobile tool, on self-regulated learning. Graduate students (n = 36) from three different online ... More

    pp. 53-74

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  6. University students' Motivated Attention and use of regulation strategies on social media

    Jiun-Yu Wu

    The Internet has become a major platform for learning in higher education. Besides rich informational resources, however, the Internet offers an abundance of distractors that challenge students'... More

    pp. 75-90

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  7. Fostering sustained idea improvement with principle-based knowledge building analytic tools

    Huang-Yao Hong, Department of Education, Taiwan; Marlene Scardamalia, Institute for Knowledge Innovation and Technology, Canada; Richard Messina, Dr. Eric Jackman Institute of Child Study (OISE), Canada; Chew Lee Teo, Ministry of Education, Singapore

    The purpose of this study is to explore the use of principle-based analytic tools to improve community knowledge building in a class of Grade 5/6 students. A flexible design framework was used to... More

    pp. 91-102

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