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Evaluating What Really Matters in Computer-Based Education



This interesting paper describes  pedagogical dimensions of computer-based education, each based on some aspect of learning theory or learning concept, that can be used as criteria for evaluating different forms of CBE. The pedagogical dimensions described in this paper are:
1. epistemology; 
2. pedagogical philosophy; 
3. underlying psychology; 
4. goal orientation; 
5. experiential value; 
6. teacher role; 
7. program flexibility; 
8. value of errors; 
9. motivation; 
10. accommodation of individual differences; 
11. learner control; 
12. user activity; 
13. cooperative learning; 
14. cultural sensitivity.
15. conclusions
16. references