Computer-Assisted Learning


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computer-assisted learning

[kəm′pyüd·ər ə′sis·təd ′lərn·iŋ]
(computer science)

Computer-Assisted Learning

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The effect of computer-assisted learning versus conventional teaching methods on the acquisition and retention of handwashing theory and skills in pre-qualification nursing students: A randomized controlled trial.
2010 A British study compared computer-assisted learning with traditional lecture/demonstration for teaching handwashing.
Computer-assisted learning to read and spell: Results from two pilot studies.
Color, graphics, and animation in a computer-assisted learning tutorial lesson.
Banerjee, Cole, Duflo, and Linden present the results of a two-year randomized evaluation of a large-scale remedial education program, conducted in Mumbai and Vadodara, India, along with the preliminary results of a randomized evaluation of a computer-assisted learning program in Vadodara.
In response to this trend computer-based teaching, which includes computer-assisted learning and computer-managed training, began to take root (Saba & McCormick, 1986:12; Lowry & Johnson, 1999:521-526).
Skills are continuously changing and need to be kept up-to-date through a number of vehicles including formalized training, on-the-job training, computer-assisted learning, self-instructional guides, coaching, and other approaches.
Examples of such methods involve classroom use of visual displays for lecture-based courses (Seaman, 1998), the development of multimedia computer-assisted learning (MCAL) (Barker, 1989), and the ability to provide students with access to a wealth of information through the World Wide Web, including interactive learning Web sites (Sherman, 1998).
As network-based, computer-assisted learning is drawing more and more attention the past few years, promising learning theories such as constructive learning and collaborative learning have found new meaning and new ways of implementation in the new, network-based environment.
These include computer-assisted learning, computer-based instruction and computer-aided instruction.
Successful programs are likely to include a blend of one-on-one tutoring, small-group work and computer-assisted learning along with formal classes.

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