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Educational Media International

2001 Volume 38, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Situated Cognition, Vygotskian Thought and Learning from the Communities of Practice Perspective: Implications for the Design of Web-based E-Learning

    David W. L. Hung & Der Thanq Chen

    Describes situated cognition, Vygotskian thought, the Zone of Proximal Development, and learning from the community of practice perspective. Conceptualizes learning principles for instructional... More

    pp. 3-12

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  2. Making a Difference: Using Emerging Technologies and Teaching Strategies To Restructure an Undergraduate Technology Course for Pre-Service Teachers

    Glenda A. Gunter

    Discusses the importance of technology-enriched curriculum for preservice teacher education and describes a study that evaluated quantitatively and qualitatively the effectiveness of a redesigned... More

    pp. 13-20

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  3. Electronic Publishing Issues in the USA: What Would Gutenberg Have Thought?

    Richard A. Cornell

    Discusses the rapid changes in publishing, especially electronic publishing, and reviews current trends including digital imaging, PDF (portable document format), color production, and XML.... More

    pp. 21-23

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  4. E-Scholarship and Electronic Publishing in the Twenty-First Century: Implications for the Academic Community

    Aldrin E. Sweeney

    Investigated the perceptions toward electronic academic publishing held by university administrators and faculty within the Florida State University system. Findings show the need to develop formal... More

    pp. 25-38

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  5. Engaging in Creative Information-Reconstruction: An Exploration into the Framework of Multimedia Design for Teaching Chinese-English Translation to Native English and Native Japanese Speakers in an English Speaking Country

    Lin Wei

    Discusses second language acquisition and the use of multimedia that allows learners to be actively engaged in the language learning process, based on experiences at an Australian university... More

    pp. 39-43

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  6. How Chinese Perceive Social Presence: An Examination of Interaction in Online Learning Environment

    Chih-Hsiung Tu

    Describes a study that used an ethnographic approach with a dramaturgy strategy to examine Chinese higher education students' interactions and perceptions of social presence in online learning... More

    pp. 45-60

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  7. The Effects of Gender and Presentation Format in Computer-based Learning

    Lih-Juan ChanLin

    This study of eighth and ninth graders explored gender differences in computer assisted learning using different presentation formats (animation, still graphics, and text). Results showed that the ... More

    pp. 61-65

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