This volume contains a selection of the best papers from the Computer Assisted Learning 1993 symposium. The theme of the proceedings, CAL into the mainstream, reflects the growing realization over the past few years that technology has a central role to play in supporting the changes which are taking place in educational provision and practice.
For researchers interested in all aspects of computer assisted learning.
Preface. Programme committee. Logiciel sans frontières (M. Aston, B. Dolden). Translating software: what it means and what it costs for small cultures and large cultures (R. Millwood et al.). Taking the plunge with CLEM: the design and evalution of a large scale CAL system (T. Boyle et al.). Computer-based practical work at a distance: a case study (A. Jones, M. Petre). Experiences with hypermedia in undergraduate education, (G. Hutchings et al.). Computers and the development of design to decision making skills (A. Blanford et al.). Individualized course generation: a marriage between CAL and ICAL (T. Diessel et al.). Durable low-cost educational software (R. Thomas). Nuffield interactive mathematics courseware (R.D. Harding). Flexible learning in higher education: the use of computer-mediated communications (C. Steeples et al.). Construction of a visual (video-supported active learning) resource (R.I. Nicolson et al.). Computer-based tools to support learning from hypertext: concept mapping tools and beyond (W. Reader, N. Hammond). The use of a computational tool to support the refinement of ideas (M.B. Twidale et al.). Situated programming in a LEGOLOGO environment (J. Enkenberg). Beginning computer-based modelling in primary schools (M.E. Webb). Processes to support the use of information technology to enhance learning (A. Brown). Encouraging student teacher confidence in the use of information technology (A.E. McFarlane, E. Jared). Learning with portable computers (J. Gardener et al.). A survey of primary teacher trainees' development of IT competence and confidence on a teacher-mentored PGCE course (J. Trushell). The evaluation of computer-delivered natural speech in the teaching of reading (J. Davidson). An exploratory study into the use of CD-ROM storybooks (L. Miller et al.). Author index. Subject index.
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