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Ability Grouping for Teaching Computer Literacy Classes World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications(EDMEDIA)2000:1
This paper shows that ability grouping in the middle of a semester is effective for
teaching computer literacy to freshmen who have a variety of skill levels. Three teachers including
the authors have been teaching a computer literacy course to...
Automatic question generation using knowledge capture from Web World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education(ELEARN)2009:1
The advent of various WBT systems appear attractive to teachers, however, making learning material is still a time consuming job. This paper presents a method to automatically generate questions for studying computer network management in Japanese. ...
Assessment of Class Organization based on the Computer Skill Level World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications(EDMEDIA)2001:1
We have been teaching a computer literacy course to over 140 freshmen a year majoring in
Human Sciences in Osaka University. We adopted the ability grouping strategy for the course, and found
the class re-organization based on the midterm exam...
Skill-based class organization for reducing anxiety in computer literacy course World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications(EDMEDIA)2003:1
To reduce computer anxiety we have been adopting skill-based class organization for several years. This paper discusses the result of our attempt in 2001 and 2002 in the computer literacy course in a university. The "operation anxiety" is defined...
PEN: A Programming Environment for Novices — Overview and Practical Lessons — World Conference on Educational Multimedia, Hypermedia and Telecommunications(EDMEDIA)2008:1
The new integrated programming environment for novices (PEN) is designed for introductory programming lectures. The language constructs including input/output instructions of PEN are expressed in Japanese, so that novices can understand the meaning...