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International Journal of Instructional Media

Jun 22, 2004 Volume 31, Number 3

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Number of articles: 9

  1. Considerations for Developing Constructivist Web-Based Learning

    Shu-Sheng Liaw

    Development of Web-based learning has started a revolution in instructional design that is providing new opportunities for education. Instructional design for educational purposes is the systematic... More

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  2. Are Electronic Books Effective in Teaching Young Children Reading and Comprehension?

    Jamillah M. A. Grant

    Whether electronic books, CD-ROM'S, or interactive media are beneficial in teaching reading should be determined on evidence that they aid reading comprehension. Reading is worthless unless one... More

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  3. Comparing School Science Explanations in Books and Computer-Based Formats: The Role of Images, Image/Text Relations and Hyperlinks

    Len Unsworth

    The affordances of computer-based texts, such as hypertext, windows, articulation of audio with text and image, and the inclusion of dynamic images, have fundamentally transformed many of the... More

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  4. Using a Computer-Tracking System as an Unobtrusive Software Data Collection Technique

    Robert J. Mills

    The purpose of this article is to test the utility of incorporating a dribble file into a formative software evaluation. The study specifically examines the dribble file's capability to detect... More

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  5. Strategies for Designing On-Line Courseware

    Karen L. Milheim

    Educational institutions may choose to make a course available via the Internet for various reasons including cost reduction, a potential increase in student enrollment, to remain competitive and "... More

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  6. The King of All Mediums: A Field Study of College Students Use of Mediums for News

    Jabbar Al-A. Obaidi, Christopher Lamb-Williams & Victoria Mordas

    As the media progresses and grows it creates more information and new mediums for users to access information. With this growth it becomes increasingly more difficult for users to decipher which... More

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  7. A Review on Usability Evaluation Methods for Instructional Multimedia: An Analytical Framework

    Chai Ching Sing & Victor Chen Der-Thanq

    One common objective of instructional multimedia products is enhancement of learning. It follows that one of the primary tasks of the interface designer is the creation of a user-interface that is ... More

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  8. Preparing Future Educational Leaders: Technology Standards for School Administrators

    Jim Donlevy

    Professional organizations, academicians, departments of education and others concerned with the preparation of future school leaders have recognized that there are a variety of competencies and... More

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  9. Advantages and Challenges of Teaching in an Electronic Environment: The Accommodate Model

    Sandy C. Coyner & Peggy L. McCann

    The explosion of technology as a tool for teaching and learning has provided many opportunities for educators to participate in web-enhanced and web-based electronic classrooms. Further,... More

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