Chwee Beng Lee

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Computers are increasingly widespread, influencing many aspects of our social and work lives, As we move into a technology-based society, it is important that classroom experiences with computers are made available for all students. The purpose of this study is to examine preservice teachers’ attitudes towards computers. This study extends the technology(More)
0360-1315/$ see front matter 2009 Elsevier Ltd. A doi:10.1016/j.compedu.2009.05.017 * Corresponding author. Tel.: +65 67903275; fax: + E-mail address: timothy.teo@nie.edu.sg (T. Teo). This study assesses the pre-service teachers’ self-reported future intentions to use technology in Singapore and Malaysia. A survey was employed to validate items from past(More)
Introduction Over the years, the use of computer has become an integral part of education and its impact on teaching and learning is widely accepted (Mitra et al, 2000). The successful integration of computers in educational environments depends, to a great extent, on students’ attitudes towards them (Palaigeorgiou, Siozos, Konstantakis & Tsoukalas, 2005).(More)
Researchers have advocated problem solving to induce learners in conceptual change process as problem representation is central to whether or not learners achieve the intended change [1]. One way to help learners develop their problem representations is through tools that will enable them to externalize problem representations [2] and this can be done by(More)
In recent years, there have been many exchanges of perspectives and debates in the field of conceptual change. Most of the classical views on conceptual change have been criticized, and there have been recent discussions around bridging the cognitive and socio-cultural approaches in the research on conceptual change. On the other hand, researchers and(More)
The six papers in this special issue of Computers and Education honoring Professor David H. Jonassen are diverse in nature. They also reflect differing interpretations of the implications of Jonassen’s work for research and development focused on instructional models and the factors influencing instruction as well as the directions for future research on(More)