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Educational Technology

1989 Volume 29, Number 12

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Involvement and Information: Fifteen Challenges for Computers in Education

    Jef Moonen

    Discusses issues relating to the use of computers in education. Topics discussed include computer laboratories; teacher training; educational software; multimedia learning materials; experimental... More

    pp. 7-11

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  2. Designing Computer Environments for Young Children: Toward an Extension of Their Growth

    Kevin J. Swick

    Discusses roles that parents and teachers can perform to facilitate children's interactions with computers. Highlights include: (1) designing computer environments, including learner control,... More

    pp. 12-14

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  3. The Software Design Document: More than a User's Manual

    Dennis Bowers

    Discusses the value of creating design documentation for computer software so that it may serve as a model for similar design efforts. Components of the software design document are described,... More

    pp. 15-18

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  4. The Cost-Effectiveness of an Interactive Video System for Science Instruction

    Benny M. White

    A study of eighth grade science students compared the instructional effectiveness and the cost effectiveness of an interactive video system with the use of 16mm films for teaching a science unit.... More

    pp. 19-23

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  5. Distance Education and Student Procrastination

    Discussion of the problem of student procrastination in distance education focuses on interviews with administrators and professors in two distance education programs. Perceived reasons for student... More

    pp. 24-27

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  6. Designing the Human Factor into Videodiscs for Human Service Professionals

    Helen L. Carlson

    Describes methods for using videodisc technology in training human service professionals for use in college curriculums or for inservice education. Methods explained include videotaping from the... More

    pp. 41-43

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  7. KITES: A Middle School Environmental Science Telelink to West Germany

    John LeBaron & Virginia Teichmann

    Describes KITES (Kids Interactive Telecommunications Experience by Satellite), a cooperative program that involved an eighth grade class in Massachusetts and a ninth grade class in West Germany;... More

    pp. 51-53

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