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International Journal of Instructional Media

1994 Volume 21, Number 4

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Number of articles: 8

  1. What Works: The Results of Evaluations on Two Interactive Multimedia Programs

    Kathy Schmidt

    Describes the evaluation of two multimedia programs that are used to teach secondary age youth about substance abuse and recovery. Results suggest that the programs offer valuable information in a ... More

    pp. 269-77

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  2. Learner Cognitive-Motivational Characteristics and Perceptions of Computer Conferencing Use

    Richard S. Velayo & Wilbert McKeachie

    Examines correlations between student cognitive-motivational characteristics and perceptions of computer conferencing as a supplement to classroom instruction. Questionnaires were distributed to... More

    pp. 279-93

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  3. Forced to Succeed: Introducing the Concept of Interactive Media to Preservice Teachers

    Angie Parker & Deg Farrelly

    Presents a series of incremental changes that were made to an existing course at Arizona State University West to assure that preservice teachers were proficient in the use of interactive video and... More

    pp. 295-99

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  4. Reflections from an Aging, Computer Illiterate Baby Boomer

    Rebecca C. Hendrix

    The Technology Scholarship Program for Alabama Teachers (TSPAT) is Alabama's commitment to training its public school teachers in across-the-curriculum integration of educational technology. The... More

    pp. 301-303

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  5. The Acquisition of Computer Fluency by an Elementary School Faculty: Infusing Technology into the Curriculum

    Kathryn L. Laframboise & Janell Klesius

    Examines how an elementary school faculty in a technology-rich environment are acquiring expertise to effectively use technology to facilitate instruction for children. Describes the technology and... More

    pp. 305-17

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  6. Effect of Varied Computer Based Presentation Sequences on Facilitating Student Achievement

    Ann Noonen & Francis M. Dwyer

    Examines the effectiveness of visual illustrations in computer-based education, the effect of order of visual presentation, and whether screen design affects students' use of graphics and text.... More

    pp. 319-25

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  7. Comparing the Effectiveness of Computer-Assisted Instruction and Conventional Instruction in Mathematics for African-American Postsecondary Students

    Emiel W. Owens & Hersholt C. Waxman

    Compares the effectiveness of computer-assisted instruction (CAI) and conventional instruction (CI) for teaching a developmental education mathematics course to African-American college students.... More

    pp. 327-36

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  8. Will Computer Technology Usage in the School System be Inevitable?...A Singapore Case

    Wing Fatt Leong & Keng Choy Chong

    The Singapore school system is moving cautiously to embrace new technology, especially in the area of classroom teaching and learning. The sustainability of the increased momentum of computer... More

    pp. 337-48

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