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Computers & Education

1998 Volume 31, Number 2

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Number of articles: 7

  1. The abstraction-first approach to data abstraction and algorithms

    Philip Machanick

    Experience in industry suggests that reuse does not happen without retraining. However, since reuse is meant to simplify programming, this paper argues the case for re-ordering a traditional data... More

    pp. 135-150

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  2. Modernisation of a traditional physics course

    Gayle Calverley, David Fincham & Dick Bacon

    The introduction of Computer-Aided Learning resources in an individual university is frequently driven by external impetus for change from a number of distinct sources. The starting point for... More

    pp. 151-169

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  3. Use of the Web in undergraduate teaching

    Melanie Ward & David Newlands

    The use of the World Wide Web in higher education is increasing at an exponential rate. However, little research has been done on the quality and nature of students' learning in a Web based system.... More

    pp. 171-184

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  4. Elements and implications of a hypertext pedagogy

    G Russell

    This paper describes elements of a pedagogy for writing hypertext stories in year eight classes in secondary schools. Over a period of 18 months, 100 students in three schools completed handwritten... More

    pp. 185-193

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  5. A testing system for diagnosing misconceptions in DC electric circuits

    Kuo-En Chang, Sei-Hua Liu & Sei-Wang Chen

    A testing-based diagnosing system is implemented. The system has a problem library that collects some suitable problems and associated answers. The answers of each problem are related to... More

    pp. 195-210

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  6. The effect of using a home computer on students' educational use of IT

    Neil Selwyn

    With many students' access to computers at home out-weighing their use of Information Technology (IT) in school, the importance of home computing has grown immensely over the last decade. This... More

    pp. 211-227

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  7. Multimedia and the learner's experience of narrative

    D Laurillard

    This paper begins by setting a theoretical framework for analysing educational media in terms of a description of the learning process as consisting essentially of iterative cycles through the... More

    pp. 229-242

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