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Educational Technology Research and Development

December 2010 Volume 58, Number 6

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Improving Self-Regulation, Learning Strategy Use, and Achievement with Metacognitive Feedback

    Hyeon Woo Lee, Kyu Yon Lim & Barbara L. Grabowski

    Comprehension of science topics occurs when learners meaningfully generate relationships and conceptions about what they read. In this generation process, learners' cognitive and metacognitive... More

    pp. 629-648

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  2. Preparing Students for Future Learning with Teachable Agents

    Doris B. Chin, Ilsa M. Dohmen, Britte H. Cheng, Marily A. Oppezzo, Catherine C. Chase & Daniel L. Schwartz

    One valuable goal of instructional technologies in K-12 education is to prepare students for future learning. Two classroom studies examined whether Teachable Agents (TA) achieves this goal. TA is ... More

    pp. 649-669

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  3. Effects of Jigsaw and Animation Techniques on Students' Understanding of Concepts and Subjects in Electrochemistry

    Kemal Doymus, Ataman Karacop & Umit Simsek

    This study investigated the effect of jigsaw cooperative learning and animation versus traditional teaching methods on students' understanding of electrochemistry in a first-year general chemistry ... More

    pp. 671-691

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  4. Collaboration Modality, Cognitive Load, and Science Inquiry Learning in Virtual Inquiry Environments

    Benjamin E. Erlandson, Brian C. Nelson & Wilhelmina C. Savenye

    Educational multi-user virtual environments (MUVEs) have been shown to be effective platforms for situated science inquiry curricula. While researchers find MUVEs to be supportive of collaborative ... More

    pp. 693-710

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  5. Learning Materials Recommendation Using Good Learners' Ratings and Content-Based Filtering

    Khairil Imran Ghauth & Nor Aniza Abdullah

    The enormity of the amount of learning materials in e-learning has led to the difficulty of locating suitable learning materials for a particular learning topic, creating the need for... More

    pp. 711-727

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  6. Inquiry-Based Learning and E-Mentoring via Videoconference: A Study of Mathematics and Science Learning of Canadian Rural Students

    Qing Li, Lynn Moorman & Patti Dyjur

    This research seeks to (1) establish a feasible development and implementation model for an inquiry-based learning environment with e-mentoring using videoconference, and (2) apply the model to... More

    pp. 729-753

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  7. The Studio Experience at the University of Georgia: An Example of Constructionist Learning for Adults

    Gregory Clinton & Lloyd P. Rieber

    The Studio curriculum in the Learning, Design, and Technology (formerly Instructional Technology) program at a large research-extensive university in the southeastern U.S. represents a deliberate... More

    pp. 755-780

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  8. A Model of Equitable and Sustainable Redistribution of Knowledge

    Ana Maria Delgado Garcia & Rafael Oliver Cuello

    Education is one of the pillars in which a Welfare State is effectively based on in order to achieve an equitable distribution of wealth. In contemporary society, knowledge and education are among ... More

    pp. 781-790

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