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International Journal of Instructional Media

2006 Volume 33, Number 3

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Texas Ranch House: Interactive Programming from Thirteen/WNET

    Jim Donlevy

    Texas Ranch House, produced by Thirteen/WNET and Wall to Wall Television, is a dynamic look at life in Texas in the 1860s, before the development of modem conveniences. In addition to the video... More

    pp. 243-244

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  2. Two Views of Electronic Portfolios in Teacher Education: Non-Technology Undergraduates and Technology Graduate Students

    Andrea Bartlett & Annette C. Sherry

    The purpose of this descriptive study is to provide insights into teacher education students' perceptions of electronic portfolios. Twenty-three non-technology undergraduates and 14 graduate... More

    pp. 245-253

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  3. Learning and Navigation Assistance in a Hypermedia

    Chabane Khentout, Saad Harous, Lamri Douidi & Mahieddine Djoudi

    Navigating through hypermedia the user faces problems of locating oneself with respect to space and time. That is why there is a need to develop tools that can help the user locate himself to see... More

    pp. 265-276

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  4. Integrating Instant Messenger into Online Office Hours to Enhance Synchronous Online Interaction in Teacher Education

    Chen Wang Lih-Ching & William Beasley

    Modern communication technologies have modified the tradition of instructor's office hours in numerous ways. This article explores the use of Instant Messenger (IM) software in the context of ... More

    pp. 277-287

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  5. MUD for Learning: Classification and Instruction

    Chung-Hsiang Hsieh & Chuen-Tsai Sun

    From a constructivist point of view, the importance of MUDs (Multiple User Dungeons) in education is justified based on their community-forming, learning, and role-playing functions. The authors... More

    pp. 289-302

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  6. The Criterion-Related Validity of a Computer-Based Approach for Scoring Concept Maps

    Roy B. Clariana, Ravinder Koul & Roya Salehi

    This investigation seeks to confirm a computer-based approach that can be used to score concept maps (Poindexter & Clariana, 2004) and then describes the concurrent criterion-related validity of... More

    pp. 317-325

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  7. Computer Competencies of the Faculty Members of the College of Education at the United Arab Emirates University

    Iman Mohammad Alghazo

    In its effort to obtain accreditation using NCATE standards, the College of Education at the United Arab Emirates University is integrating ISTE standards into its teacher education programs. The... More

    pp. 327-335

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