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Journal of Computer Assisted Learning

Feb 10, 2014 Volume 30, Number 1

Editors

A. Kirschner Paul

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Does social capital matter? A quantitative approach to examining technology infusion in schools

    S.C. Li & T.H. Choi, Hong Kong Baptist University

    Changing teachers’ perceptions about the value of technology and equipping them with appropriate knowledge and skills in pedagogical use of technology is often regarded as a key determinant of... More

    pp. 1-16

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  2. An alternative to language learner dependence on

    Li, National Penghu University of Science and Technology

    Most second/foreign language (L2) learners have difficulty understanding listening input because of its implicit and ephemeral nature, and they typically have better reading comprehension than... More

    pp. 17-29

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  3. A dynamic analysis of the interplay between asynchronous and synchronous communication in online learning: The impact of motivation

    B. Giesbers, Maastricht University; B. Rienties, University of Surrey, United Kingdom; D. Tempelaar & W. Gijselaers, Maastricht University

    With the increased affordances of synchronous communication tools, more opportunities for online learning to resemble face-to-face settings have recently become available. However, synchronous... More

    pp. 30-50

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  4. Collaborative

    S. Caballé & N. Mora, Open University of Catalonia, Spain; M. Feidakis, University of Aegean, Greece; D. Gañán & J. Conesa, Open University of Catalonia, Spain; T. Daradoumis; J. Prieto, Open University of Catalonia, Spain

    Many researchers argue that students must be meaningfully engaged in the learning resources for effective learning to occur. However, current online learners still report a problematic lack of... More

    pp. 51-67

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  5. Exploring students' learning effectiveness and attitude in

    Lin, National Hsinchu University of Education; W. Chen, National Institute of Education, Singapore; Yang, Sikuo Elementary School; W. Xie, National Institute of Education, Singapore; Lin, National Taiwan Normal University

    Improving students' reading comprehension is of significance. In this study, collaborative learning supported by Group Scribbles (GS), a networked technology, was integrated into a primary reading ... More

    pp. 68-81

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  6. Learning in a mobile age: an investigation of student motivation

    K. Ciampa, Brock University, Canada

    The purpose of this single-case study was to explore the lived experiences of a grade 6 teacher and students who used tablets as part of their classroom instruction. Malone and Lepper's taxonomy of... More

    pp. 82-96

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