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AACE Journal

2007 Volume 15, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. The Metacognitive Approach to Computer Education: Making Explicit the Learning Journey

    Renata Phelps, Southern Cross University, Australia

    This paper presents a theoretical and practical exploration of a metacognitive approach to computer education, developed through a three-year action research project. It is argued that the approach... More

    pp. 3-21

  2. Improving Undergraduate Computer Instruction: Experiments and Strategies

    Howard Kalman, Ithaca College, United States; Maureen Ellis, East Carolina University, United States

    Today, undergraduate students enter college with increasingly more sophisticated computer skills compared to their counterparts of 20 years ago. However, many instructors are still using... More

    pp. 23-38

  3. Using a Student-Centered Model for Assessing Preservice Teachers’ Use of Technology in Student Teaching

    David Pratt, Purdue University North Central, United States; Heidi Stevenson, University of the Pacific, United States

    This article describes a student-centered assessment model used at a large university to encourage preservice teachers' use of technology in the K-12 classroom. This model allows preservice... More

    pp. 39-55

  4. The ICT Laboratory: An Analysis of Computers in Government Schools in Rural India

    Payal Arora, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    There has been a strong push towards eliteracy in India, particularly in the distribution and usage of information and communication technologies (ICT) in schools for economic and social growth. As... More

    pp. 57-72

  5. Buried Treasure: The Impact of Computer Use on Young Children’s Social, Cognitive, Language Development and Motivation

    Katy McCarrick & Xiaoming Li, Wayne State University, United States

    Increasingly, young children are being exposed to computers at home and at school despite disagreement regarding the appropriateness and potential impact of technology on young children's... More

    pp. 73-95