Journal of Computer Assisted Learning 30:6 Published on EdITLib

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Early identification of ineffective cooperative learning teams

C.M. Hsiung, L.F. Luo & H.C. Chung
Cooperative learning has many pedagogical benefits. However, if the cooperative learning teams become ineffective, these benefits are lost. Accordingly, this study developed a computer-aided assessment method for identifying ineffective teams … More

Learning with video-based examples – Are you sure you do not need help?

S. Schworm & M. Bolzer
This study investigated help-seeking activities in a computer-based environment teaching argumentative skills by videos of argumentative dialogues of teachers who discussed controversy issues in the context of a workshop. Learners, … More

Evaluating Web 2.0 technologies in higher education using students’ perceptions and performance

T. Karvounidis, K. Chimos, S. Bersimis & C. Douligeris
In this work, Web 2.0 technologies in higher education are evaluated using students’ perceptions, satisfaction, performance and behaviour. The study evaluates the Web 2.0 tools as stand-alone entities as well … More

How do skilled and less-skilled spellers write text messages? A longitudinal study

J. Bernicot, A. Goumi, A. Bert‐Erboul & O. Volckaert‐Legrier
The link between students’ spelling level and their text-messaging practice gives rise to numerous questions from teachers, parents and the media. A corpus of 4524 text messages produced in daily-life … More

Has Web 2.0 revitalized informal learning? The relationship between Web 2.0 and informal learning

D. Song & J. Lee
Learning is becoming increasingly self-directed and often occurs away from schools and other formal educational settings. The development of a myriad of new technologies for learning has enabled people to … More

Creating joint representations of collaborative problem solving with multi-touch technology

E. Mercier & S. Higgins
Multi-touch surfaces have the potential to change the nature of computer-supported collaborative learning, allowing more equitable access to shared digital content. In this paper, we explore how large multi-touch tables … More