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Journal of Interactive Learning Research

January 2006 Volume 17, Number 1

Editors

Gary H. Marks

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Use of Wikis in Graduate Course Work

    Mary Bold, Texas Woman's University, United States

    Graduate education in an online environment frequently means relying on a course management system (CMS) but also calls for additional interactive components. Courses in an online Master's in... More

    pp. 5-14

  2. Formative Assessment of Classroom Concept Maps: the Reasonable Fallible Analyser

    Tom Conlon, University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom

    ** Invited as a paper from ED-MEDIA 2004 ** Concept mapping is a powerful learning technique that can be enhanced by computer technology. Software tools are already available for the preparation of... More

    pp. 15-36

  3. From Traditional to Constructivist Epistemologies: A Proposed Theoretical Framework Based on Activity Theory for Learning Communities

    David Hung, Seng Chee Tan & Thiam Seng Koh, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

    This article is concerned with how learning communities are transformed as they evolve from traditional learning epistemologies towards constructivist orientations and pedagogies. Adopting activity... More

    pp. 37-55

  4. How to Program a Domain Independent Tracer for Explanations

    Alessio Ishizaka, University of Exeter, United Kingdom; Markus Lusti, University of Basel, Switzerland

    Explanations are essential in the teaching process. Tracers are one possibility to provide students with explanations in an intelligent tutoring system. Their development can be divided into four... More

    pp. 57-69

  5. The Nature of Groups: Implications for Learning Design

    Todd Ohl, Agilefox, United States; Ward Cates, Lehigh University, United States

    Considering recent claims that groups are important to teaching and learning, the authors examine the differences between groups and collections of people to see how one might create learning... More

    pp. 71-89