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Journal of Computer Assisted Learning

April 2005 Volume 21, Number 2

Editors

A. Kirschner Paul

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Group Cognition in Computer-Assisted Collaborative Learning

    Gerry Stahl

    Recent research on instructional technology has focused increasingly on the potential of computer support to promote collaborative learning. Socio-cultural theories have been imported from cognate ... More

    pp. 79-90

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  2. Primary School Students' Perceptions of Interactive Whiteboards

    Ian Hall & S Higgins

    Students involved in the interactive whiteboard (IWB) evaluation, sponsored by the Centre for British Teachers (CfBT), were interviewed in regard to their perceptions about IWBs. Twelve group... More

    pp. 102-117

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  3. Using Computer Conferencing and Case Studies to Enable Collaboration Between Expert and Novice Teachers

    Eileen C. Winter & Donna McGhie-Richmond

    This paper reports on a teaching innovation where groups of experienced and novice teachers collaborated in analyzing case studies involving the education of students with special learning needs.... More

    pp. 118-129

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  4. Student Teachers' First Reflections on Information and Communications Technology and Classroom Learning: Implications for Initial Teacher Education

    Daniela Sime & Mark Priestley

    This article explores student teachers' views of the use of information and communication technologies (ICT) in schools. There is limited research literature regarding the perceptions that such... More

    pp. 130-142

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  5. Designing a Programming-Based Approach for Modelling Scientific Phenomena

    Gordon Simpson, Celia Hoyles & Richard Noss

    We describe an iteratively designed sequence of activities involving the modelling of one-dimensional collisions between moving objects based on programming in ToonTalk. Students aged 13-14 years... More

    pp. 143-158

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