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Educational Technology

1988 Volume 28, Number 5

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 7

  1. Computers at the Crossroads

    Marlow Ediger

    Discusses reasons for the lack of computer and software use in the classroom, especially on the elementary level. Highlights include deficiencies in available software, including lack of... More

    pp. 7-10

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  2. A Methodical Approach to the Creation, Operation, and Enhancement of a General-use Microcomputer Laboratory

    Steven D. Seilheimer

    Outlines procedures for developing a microcomputer laboratory for use by students in an academic organization, based on experiences at Niagara University. The four phases described include: (1)... More

    pp. 11-16

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  3. Testing and Computer-Based Instruction: Psychometric Considerations

    Paul D. Sarvela & John V. Noonan

    Describes measurement problems associated with computer based testing (CBT) programs when they are part of a computer assisted instruction curriculum. Topics discussed include CBT standards;... More

    pp. 17-20

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  4. Personalizing Math Problems: A Modern Technology Approach to an Old Idea

    Steven M. Ross

    Description of a microcomputer-based instructional strategy used to adapt computer assisted instruction (CAI) to individual learners' needs highlights its use with elementary school arithmetic... More

    pp. 20-25

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  5. Using Focus Groups to Evaluate Instructional Media: A Case Study

    Jon D. Morris & Albert B. Smith

    Reviews case study that was conducted at the University of Florida to determine the effectiveness of a model for designing televised instruction. The use of focus groups to analyze and compare... More

    pp. 27-32

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  6. Educational Technology Use in Distance Education: Historical Review and Future Trends

    Robert A. Gray

    Examines the potential for using educational technology in distance education in developing countries as well as in established programs. The British Open University is discussed, and technology... More

    pp. 38-42

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  7. The Spiral-Interactive Program Evaluation Model

    Ibrahim Adamu Khaleel

    Describes the spiral interactive program evaluation model, which is designed to evaluate vocational-technical education programs in secondary schools in Nigeria. Program evaluation is defined;... More

    pp. 43-46

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