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Educational Technology Research and Development

1996 Volume 44, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Animation as Feedback in a Computer-Based Simulation: Representation Matters

    Lloyd P. Rieber

    Explores how users interact and learn during computer-based simulations given graphical and textual forms of feedback. Graduate students were randomly assigned computer simulations with graphical... More

    pp. 5-22

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  2. Formative Research on Sequencing Instruction with the Elaboration Theory

    Robert E. English & Charles M. Reigeluth

    Examines elaboration theory of instruction (ETI), a theory that prescribes different patterns of sequencing for different kinds of learning. Presents results of surveying undergraduate students who... More

    pp. 23-42

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  3. The Importance of Computer Experience, Learning Processes, and Communication Patterns in Multicultural Networking

    Kerry Freedman & Meihui Liu

    Investigates issues fundamental to computer-assisted, multicultural education. Studied Asian American middle school students who corresponded electronically with culturally dissimilar students.... More

    pp. 43-59

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  4. The Priorities Established among Data Sources When Instructional Designers Revise Written Materials

    Kate Le Maistre & Cynthia Weston

    Examines the revision practices of eight experienced instructional designers who were given the task of revising written instructional materials. Findings show that when the designers were provided... More

    pp. 61-70

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  5. Incorporating Cognitive Apprenticeship in Multi-Media

    Carl Casey

    Examines the use of cognitive apprenticeships as a framework for instructional design to help address the needs of a distributed learning environment. Describes the applications of a multimedia... More

    pp. 71-84

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  6. Designing Effective Video Teletraining Instruction: The Florida Teletraining Project

    Barbara L. Martin & William J. Bramble

    Evaluates the effectiveness of the Florida Teletraining Project, a project that used video teletraining to provide distance education courses to United States military personnel. Describes the... More

    pp. 85-99

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