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Educational Technology Research and Development

1992 Volume 40, Number 4

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Effect of Personalization of Instructional Context on the Achievement and Attitudes of Hispanic Students

    Cecilia L. Lopez & Howard J. Sullivan

    Describes a study that investigated the effects of three levels of personalization--individualized, group, and nonpersonalized--on the achievement of seventh-grade Hispanic students on printed... More

    pp. 5-13

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  2. Learner Control Modes and Incentive Variations in Computer-Delivered Instruction

    Samuel Hicken

    Describes a study of undergraduate students that investigated the effects of two types of learner control and two types of incentives--task-contingent and performance-contingent--on learners'... More

    pp. 15-26

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  3. Selective Use of Animation and Feedback in Computer-Based Instruction

    Ok-choon Park & Stuart S. Gittelman

    Discussion of computer-based instruction and animation focuses on a study of undergraduates that investigated the effects of two computer-based instructional strategies, visual display and feedback... More

    pp. 27-38

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  4. Effects of Cooperative Learning and Need for Affiliation on Performance, Time on Task, and Satisfaction

    James D. Klein & Doris R. Pridemore

    Describes a study that was conducted to investigate the effect of cooperative learning and the need for affiliation on performance, time on task, and satisfaction of undergraduates using an... More

    pp. 39-47

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  5. Toward a Computational Model of Tutoring

    Beverly Park Woolf

    Discusses the integration of instructional science and computer science. Topics addressed include motivation for building knowledge-based systems; instructional design issues, including cognitive... More

    pp. 49-64

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  6. Productivity Tools for Simulation-Centered Training Development

    Allen Munro & Douglas M. Towne

    Discusses model-based simulation for training, explains an object-oriented approach, and describes RAPIDS, an authoring system for the production of interactive graphical models and instruction... More

    pp. 65-80

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  7. Modeling Student Performance in Diagnostic Tasks: A Decade of Evolution

    William B. Johnson & Jeffrey E. Norton

    Review of research and development on the design of computer-based simulation for diagnostic training highlights the development and evaluation of eight diagnostic training systems that explored... More

    pp. 81-93

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  8. Rapid Prototyping in Automated Instructional Design

    Mark K. Jones

    Describes the impact of the tools being developed as part of the Second Generation Instructional Design (ID2) Research Program on the process of instructional design. Highlights include domain... More

    pp. 95-100

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