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Educational Technology Research and Development

2002 Volume 50, Number 3

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Number of articles: 5

  1. The Effects of Argumentation Scaffolds on Argumentation and Problem Solving

    Kyoo-Lak Cho & David H. Jonassen

    This study examined the use of online argumentation scaffolds to engage and support coherent argumentation. Participants were students in an undergraduate economics course. Results showed that... More

    pp. 5-22

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  2. The Effect of Competition and Contextualized Advisement on the Transfer of Mathematics Skills in a Computer-Based Instructional Simulation Game

    Richard Van Eck & Jack Dempsey

    This study examined the effect of video-based contextualized advisement and competition on transfer of mathematics skills in a computer-based simulation game in which participants helped their ... More

    pp. 23-41

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  3. First Principles of Instruction

    M David Merrill

    Examines instructional design theories and elaborates principles about when learning is promoted, i.e., when learners are engaged in solving real-world problems, when existing knowledge is... More

    pp. 43-59

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  4. Effects of Classroom Evaluation Strategies on Student Achievement and Attitudes

    Zane Olina & Howard J. Sullivan

    This study investigated the effects of teacher evaluation and the combination of teacher evaluation and student self-evaluation on student performance and attitudes. Participants were 189 Latvian... More

    pp. 61-75

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  5. Scaffolding Critical Reasoning about History and Social Issues in Multimedia-Supported Learning Environments

    John W. Saye & Thomas Brush

    Advances a line of research that investigates the potential of hypermedia resources and scaffolding for supporting problem-based social studies and developing critical reasoning. The line of... More

    pp. 77-96

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