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American Biology Teacher

1984 Volume 46, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Designing Effective Computer Assisted Instruction

    Stephen M. Alessi

    Discusses three main aspects of developing effective computer-assisted-instruction (CAI) materials. These include beginning with a complete model of teaching, including certain minimum components... More

    pp. 146-51

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  2. Integration of Ausubelian Learning Theory and Educational Computing

    Jane A. Heinze-Fry

    Examines possible benefits when Ausubelian learning approaches are integrated into computer-assisted instruction, presenting an example of this integration in a computer program dealing with... More

    pp. 152-56

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  3. Producing Computer Assisted Instruction for Biology Laboratories

    Robert J. Kosinski

    Describes eight steps in producing computer-assisted-instruction materials. They include selecting a topic, selecting approach to the topic, researching the topic, obtaining a programmer, writing... More

    pp. 162-67

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  4. Computers in Audio-Tutorial Biology

    Charles C. Self

    Describes an attempt to facilitate the learning of biology by students with poor reading skills through the integration of computer-assisted-instruction with a classical audio-tutorial biology... More

    pp. 168-72

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  5. Computer Assisted Bioreview

    Walter E. Ballou

    Documentation and complete listing are provided for an Apple computer program designed to assist students in reviewing biology course content. All questions and answers are contained in data... More

    pp. 183-87

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  6. Improving Learning With Computerized Tests

    Michael A. J. Collins

    Instructor's opinion, student questionnaires, differences in mean test scores of computer and noncomputer classes, and differences in performance on written class tests between users and nonusers... More

    pp. 188-91

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