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Educational Communication and Technology: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Development

1987 Volume 35, Number 4

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Number of articles: 4

  1. The Effects of Ascending, Descending, and Fixed Criteria on Student Performance and Attitude in a Mastery-Oriented Course

    Robert A. Reiser

    Describes study of undergraduates at Florida State University that examined whether the criteria for mastering unit quizzes in a mastery-oriented course should increase, decrease, or remain fixed... More

    pp. 195-202

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  2. The Effects of Variations in Lesson Control and Practice on Learning from Interactive Video

    Michael J. Hannafin & MaryAnne E. Colamaio

    Discussion of the effects of variations in lesson control and practice on the learning of facts, procedures, and problem-solving skills during interactive video instruction focuses on a study of... More

    pp. 203-12

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  3. Characteristics of Cognitive Engineering: The Next Generation of Instructional Systems

    Francis J. Di Vesta & Lloyd P. Rieber

    Discusses the contributions that cognitive psychology can make to the development of instructional designs and systems. Instructional design models for training and educational applications are... More

    pp. 213-30

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  4. The Effect of Age of Viewer and Gender of the Narrator on Children's Visual Attention and Recall of Story Ideas

    James D. Klein

    Reviews study that investigated the interaction between the age of the viewer and the gender of the narrator of a film. Visual attention to the program by second and fifth graders is described, and... More

    pp. 231-38

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