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Journal of Computer Assisted Learning

Oct 16, 2014 Volume 30, Number 5

Editors

A. Kirschner Paul

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. 3D-CAD effects on creative design performance of different spatial abilities students

    Y. Chang

    Students' creativity is an important focus globally and is interrelated with students' spatial abilities. Additionally, three-dimensional computer-assisted drawing (3D-CAD) overcomes barriers to... More

    pp. 397-407

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  2. Effectiveness of a case-based system in lesson planning

    A. Saad, P.W.H. Chung & C.W. Dawson

    Lesson planning imposes a significant burden on teachers as they need to prepare different lesson plans for different classes according to various constraints. SmartLP, a case-based lesson planning... More

    pp. 408-424

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  3. Students' perceptions of self-directed learning and collaborative learning with and without technology

    K. Lee, P.‐S. Tsai, C.S. Chai & J.H.L. Koh

    This study explored students' perceptions of self-directed learning (SDL) and collaborative learning (CL) with/without technology in an information and communications technology-supported classroom... More

    pp. 425-437

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  4. Effects of text modality in multimedia presentations on written and oral performance

    G.S.E. Broek van den, E. Segers & L. Verhoeven

    A common assumption in multimedia design is that audio-visual materials with pictures and spoken narrations lead to better learning outcomes than visual-only materials with pictures and on-screen... More

    pp. 438-449

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  5. The effect of story grammars on creative self-efficacy and digital storytelling

    C‐C. Liu, L.Y. Wu, Z‐M. Chen, C‐C. Tsai & H‐M. Lin

    Previous studies have proposed that the grammars may serve as a rule-based scaffolding to facilitate story comprehension in storytelling activities. Such scaffoldings may inform students of crucial... More

    pp. 450-464

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  6. Interactive whiteboard and virtual learning environment combined: effects on mathematics education

    I. Heemskerk, E. Kuiper & J. Meijer

    This study reports on the effects of the combined use of an interactive whiteboard (IWB) and a virtual learning environment (VLE) on mathematics performance and motivation. Lessons taught with an... More

    pp. 465-478

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  7. Implementation of Web-based argumentation in facilitating elementary school students to learn environmental issues

    T.H. Wang

    This research develops a Web-based argumentation system named the Web-based Interactive Argumentation System (WIAS). WIAS can provide teachers with the scaffolding for argumentation instruction.... More

    pp. 479-496

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