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Educational Technology

1984 Volume 24, Number 5

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Field Testing Educational Software: Are Publishers Making the Effort?

    Carol Truett

    Describes a study conducted to determine prevalence of educational software field testing by producers, number of teachers and students participating, evaluation criteria used, whether... More

    pp. 7-12

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  2. Internalizing Instructional Design

    Barbara L. Martin

    Describes the variety of types of products produced by instructional designers, discusses the role of the designer, lists the critical instructional design attributes needed by instructors who... More

    pp. 13-18

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  3. Cognition and the Media-ted Curriculum: Effects of Growing Up in an Electronic Environment

    Leigh Chiarelott

    Examines forms of media in today's electronic environment including television, microcomputers, video games, and music television, and considers these media forms and their effects on cognitive... More

    pp. 19-22

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  4. Strategic Planning for Computer-Based Educational Technology

    William C. Bozeman

    Offers educational practitioners direction for the development of a master plan for the implementation and application of computer-based educational technology by briefly examining computers in... More

    pp. 23-27

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  5. Brain-Congruent Instruction: Does the Computer Make It Feasible?

    William J. Stewart

    Based on the premise that computers could translate brain research findings into classroom practice, this article presents discoveries concerning human brain development, organization, and... More

    pp. 28-30

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  6. Improvement in Student Attitudes and Development of Scientific Curiosity by Means of Computer Studies

    Yosef Menis

    Describes a study of Israeli ninth graders who answered a questionnaire on scientific attitudes, curiosity, and computer studies, to determine whether computers have an effect on development of... More

    pp. 31-32

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  7. Whatever Happened to Motivation and the Affective Domain?

    Leslie J. Briggs

    Comments note that instructional design literature rarely mentions learner motivation and learning in the affective domain, while educational research maintains such an emphasis, and explains why... More

    pp. 33-34

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  8. An Evaluation System for Development and Improvement of Educational Programs for Gifted Children in the Public Schools

    Charles A. Maher & Caroline E. Mossip

    Describes a management-oriented system for the evaluation of educational programs for gifted children in public schools. Referred to as the Program Analysis and Review System, the approach... More

    pp. 39-44

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