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Digital Game-Based Learning
This special issue of Computers in the Schools focuses on digital game-based learning. Expand
Computer Attitude and Achievement: Is Time an Intermediate Variable?
Studies have suggested that students' computer attitudes are related to their success in learning computer technology. The current study investigates how positive attitudes are "transferred" into… Expand
Integration of Technology into the Classroom
Through our involvement in teacher training programs, we have come to recognize that an important part of bringing pre-service and in-service teachers to a point where they can effectively integrate… Expand
Web 2.0: On the Cusp of a Revolution in Information Technology in Education?
The modern field of information technology in education is approaching its 30th birthday. The first 30 years have been turbulent and marked by uncertainty and controversy at every turn. For a while,… Expand
Group awareness increases student engagement in online collaborative writing
This paper proposes a novel OCW tool called Cooperpad, with a group awareness functionality, which continuously gathers group members' writing behavior, analyzes and visualize their engagement intensity for group members to compare their participation with that of others. Expand
Optimal reinsurance with concave ceded loss functions under VaR and CTE risk measures
Most of the studies on optimal reinsurance are from the viewpoint of the insurer and the optimal ceded functions always turn out to be convex. However reinsurance contracts always involve a limit on… Expand
Web 2.0 Articles: Content Analysis and a Statistical Model to Predict Recognition of the Need for New Instructional Design Strategies
We develop a statistical model to predict whether an author writes about the need for new instructional design strategies to make effective use of Web 2.0 applications. Expand
Web-Based Resources and Applications
We evaluate the quality of two major types of Web resources for K-12 education–information for research, and interactive applications for teaching and learning. Expand
Optimal insurance under multiple sources of risk with positive dependence
In this paper we try to derive an optimal insurance treaty when the insured faces multiple sources of risk. We show that the deductible insurance is optimal when the insurable and uninsurable risks… Expand