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Jacobson, Astrid R.; Militello, Roberta; Baveye, Philippe C. – Computers & Education, 2009
Multidisciplinary courses are being developed at a number of US colleges and universities to highlight the connections between the rise or fall of world civilizations and the sustainable or unsustainable uses of soil and water resources. The content presented in these courses is complex because it includes concepts from disciplines as varied as…
Descriptors: Environmental Influences, Interdisciplinary Approach, Educational Objectives, College Instruction
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McKinney, Dani; Dyck, Jennifer L.; Luber, Elise S. – Computers & Education, 2009
iTunes University, a website with downloadable educational podcasts, can provide students the opportunity to obtain professors' lectures when students are unable to attend class. To determine the effectiveness of audio lectures in higher education, undergraduate general psychology students participated in one of two conditions. In the lecture…
Descriptors: Psychology, Lecture Method, Instructional Effectiveness, Undergraduate Students
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Belland, Brian R. – Computers & Education, 2009
The integration of technology by K-12 teachers was promoted to aid the shift to a more student-centered classroom (e.g., Roblyer, M. D., & Edwards, J. (2000). "Integrating educational technology into teaching" (2nd ed.). Upper Saddle River, NJ: Merrill). However, growth in the power of and access to technology in schools has not been accompanied…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Preservice Teachers, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Technology
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Lazzari, Marco – Computers & Education, 2009
This paper describes an academic experience of podcasting, which involved a group of students of a course on multimedia communication and human-computer interaction. These students acted both as users of the university's podcasting service, and as creators of podcasted lessons. A comprehensive analysis based on the evaluation of the effects on…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, College Students, Computer Mediated Communication, Man Machine Systems
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De Lucia, Andrea; Francese, Rita; Passero, Ignazio; Tortora, Genoveffa – Computers & Education, 2009
Video games and new communication metaphors are quickly changing today's young people habits. Considering the actual e-learning scenarios, embedded in a fully technological enabled environment it is crucial to take advantage of this kind of capabilities to let learning process gain best results. This paper presents a virtual campus created using…
Descriptors: Video Games, Cooperative Learning, Virtual Classrooms, Teacher Student Relationship
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Huang, Hsin-chou; Chern, Chiou-lan; Lin, Chih-cheng – Computers & Education, 2009
This study investigated EFL learners' online reading strategies and the effects of strategy use on comprehension. To fulfill the purposes of this study, a Web-based reading program, "English Reading Online", was created. Thirty applied English majors, divided into a high group and a low group based on their proficiency levels, were asked to read…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Reading Comprehension, Reading Programs, Reading Strategies
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Wang, Wei-Tsong; Wang, Chun-Chieh – Computers & Education, 2009
For years, web-based learning systems have been widely employed in both educational and non-educational institutions. Although web-based learning systems are emerging as a useful tool for facilitating teaching and learning activities, the number of users is not increasing as fast as expected. This study develops an integrated model of instructor…
Descriptors: Structural Equation Models, Distance Education, Schools, Information Systems
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Dalgarno, Barney; Bishop, Andrea G.; Adlong, William; Bedgood, Danny R., Jr. – Computers & Education, 2009
Many have argued that interactive 3D virtual environments have great educational potential due to their ability to engage learners in the exploration, construction and manipulation of virtual objects, structures and metaphorical representations of ideas. Although learning benefits have been demonstrated in research settings, and substantial usage…
Descriptors: Distance Education, On Campus Students, Familiarity, Chemistry
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Coller, B. D.; Scott, M. J. – Computers & Education, 2009
One of the core courses in the undergraduate mechanical engineering curriculum has been completely redesigned. In the new numerical methods course, all assignments and learning experiences are built around a video/computer game. Students are given the task of writing computer programs to race a simulated car around a track. In doing so, students…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Methods Courses, Undergraduate Study, Video Games
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Cobos-Moyano, Alfonso; Martin-Blas, Teresa; Onate-Gomez, Carmen – Computers & Education, 2009
In this work, we analyze the results obtained by a group of freshmen students in a test of prior knowledge on technical drawing carried out before and after attending an introductory course on this subject. The aim of this course was to help students to gain knowledge necessary to take full advantage of the CAD software that is regularly used to…
Descriptors: Introductory Courses, Drafting, Prior Learning, Engineering Education
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Lonn, Steven; Teasley, Stephanie D. – Computers & Education, 2009
Learning Management Systems (LMS) are web-based systems that allow instructors and/or students to share materials, submit and return assignments, and communicate online. In this study, we explored the uses and perceived benefits of using a LMS to support traditional classroom teaching as reported by instructors and students at a large American…
Descriptors: Item Analysis, Educational Practices, Educational Innovation, Instructional Effectiveness
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So, Winnie Wing-mui; Pow, Jacky Wai-cheong; Hung, Vincent Hing-keung – Computers & Education, 2009
This study explores how pre-service student teachers acquired knowledge of good teaching practices through the interactive use of a video database and an online discussion forum, where the student teachers shared their teaching videos and received comments or suggestions from members of a learning community. A small group of student teachers was…
Descriptors: Preservice Teacher Education, Student Teachers, Knowledge Base for Teaching, Databases
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Meyer, David – Computers & Education, 2009
A frequent task in educational settings is to assign students to groups based on stated preferences for some projects or topics. This paper introduces a web-based tool supporting both the work flow of collecting student data and the group formation. The latter is based on finding optimal solutions to suitable mathematical assignment problems,…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Internet, Classroom Techniques, Educational Technology
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Sanchez-Franco, Manuel J.; Martinez-Lopez, Francisco J.; Martin-Velicia, Felix A. – Computers & Education, 2009
Our research specifically focuses on the effects of the national cultural background of educators on the acceptance and usage of ICT, particularly the Web as an extensive and expanding information base that provides the ultimate in resource-rich learning. Most research has been used North Americans as subjects. For this reason, we interviewed…
Descriptors: Cultural Differences, Foreign Countries, Internet, Cultural Background
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Rueda, U.; Arruarte, A.; Elorriaga, J. A.; Herran, E. – Computers & Education, 2009
This paper presents a study carried out at the University of the Basque Country UPV/EHU with the aim of evaluating the CM-ED (concept map editor) with social education students. Concept mapping is a widely accepted technique that promotes meaningful learning. Graphically representing concepts of the learning domain and relationships between them…
Descriptors: Concept Mapping, Cognitive Structures, Foreign Countries, Education Courses
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