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Educational Technology Research and Development

1990 Volume 38, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Hierarchical Structure in Expert Performance

    Thomas G. Dunn & Christine A. Taylor

    Explains the use of learning-hierarchy analysis in inferring hierarchical structures in expert performance, gives an example of a modified learning-hierarchy analysis of expert performance in... More

    pp. 5-18

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  2. Learning Consequences for University Students Using Computerized Mastery Testing

    John P. Liefeld & Thomas F. Herrmann

    Describes a study conducted at the University of Guelph that compared the learning achievements of a computer-administered mastery testing approach with a seminar-discussion approach. Pretests and ... More

    pp. 19-25

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  3. Fifty-One Families with Computers: A Study of Children's Academic Uses of Microcomputers at Home

    Joseph B. Giacquinta & Peggy Ann Lane

    Describes a study of families with microcomputers that was conducted to determine the extent to which children used their home microcomputers for learning school subjects. Content analysis of log... More

    pp. 27-37

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  4. Hypervideo

    Craig Locatis

    Discusses methods for incorporating video into hypermedia programs. Knowledge representation in hypermedia is explained; video production techniques are discussed; comparisons between linear video,... More

    pp. 41-49

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  5. Interpersonal Skill-Building for Instructional Developers

    Ruth V. Curtis & Darlene Nestor

    Describes a course designed to improve interpersonal skills for students in instructional development that was developed at Syracuse University. Highlights include course goals; class requirements,... More

    pp. 51-59

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  6. Instructional Systems Design and Public Schools

    Barbara L. Martin & Rebecca Clemente

    Discussion of instructional systems design (ISD) focuses on reasons why ISD has not been widely accepted by public schools. Topics discussed include educational innovation; the role of the teacher ... More

    pp. 61-75

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