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International Journal of Instructional Media

1997 Volume 24, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Instructional Technology in Developing Countries at the Crossroads: Should the Countries Go Electronic?

    Modest A. Levira

    Compares instructional-media materials available for schools in the developed and the developing world, and critically examines the perceived superiority of modern over traditional media in... More

    pp. 99-111

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  2. Designing the Video Screen in an Interactive Videodisc Instructional Program

    Olatunde Ogunyemi

    Reviews education research on general design principles and concepts, including perception/communications theories and learning principles. Media research is also reviewed. Based on this past... More

    pp. 113-22

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  3. Teaching via Two-Way Television: The Instructor's Perspective

    Drew Tiene

    Describes the results of a survey of teachers who spent a year teaching in multiple-site classrooms, using a television-based distance-education system. Highlights include meeting the special... More

    pp. 123-32

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  4. How Effective is Distance Education?

    Ada J. Middleton

    Presents a survey of literature on distance education published from 1990 to the present. Using various criteria identified in the literature, distance education is evaluated using Parento's law.... More

    pp. 133-37

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  5. Computer Applications for Alternative Assessment: An Instructional and Organization Dilemma

    Mills & John A. Brown

    Describes the possibilities and problems that computer-generated portfolios will soon present to instructors across America. Highlights include the history of portfolio assessment, logistical... More

    pp. 139-43

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  6. The Underutilization of Computers To Assist in the Remediation of Dyslexia

    Stephen Sands & Ester S. Buchholz

    Examines the effectiveness of individualized computer-based interventions to teach phonological and word-decoding skills to children with dyslexia by providing repeated practice combining visual,... More

    pp. 153-75

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