Computer Assisted Learning: Selected Contributions from the by M. R. Kibby, J. R. Hartley

By M. R. Kibby, J. R. Hartley

This quantity incorporates a choice of the simplest papers from the pc Assisted studying 1993 symposium. The topic of the court cases, CAL into the mainstream, displays the becoming recognition over the last few years that expertise has a primary position to play in aiding the adjustments that are happening in academic provision and perform

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Some are run by the desktop application GEM, and others via Framework, while some are started up by a quite different procedure. " "Couldn't load GEM initially—missing batch file. Couldn't find batch file on original disks . . g. saving and retrieving. Having located the files they needed, many students (10/24) had problems saving and retrieving material, especially the Framework spreadsheets: "I saved the notes on reading 1 on the hard disk but couldn't make a back up copy without exiting from FW.

Those who were 'just looking' viewed more graphical/video nodes than the note-takers, and they also viewed a greater diversity of information than the note-takers. Effect of navigation tool presentation on user interactions Other studies showed that the behaviour of users of the hypermedia system differed significantly, depending upon the way in which navigation tools were presented [23]. When the tools were constantly present in a non-overlapping environment, participants made significantly more use of them than when they had to be requested, or found under a pile of overlapping windows.

A quantitative model of the learning and performance of text editing knowledge. CHI 'Ä5, Association for Computing Machinery, New York, pp. 207-212 (1985). 6. Jones A. C , Empirical studies of novices learning programming. D. thesis No. 10, Centre for Information Technology in Education, Institute of Educational Technology, The Open University (1990). 7. , O'Shea T. , The glass box inside the black box: presenting computing concepts to novices. Int. J. Man-Machine Stud. 14, 237-249 (1981). 8.

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