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A Comparison of the Effects of LOGO Use and Teacher-Directed Problem-Solving Instruction on the Problem-Solving Skills, Achievement, and Attitudes of Low, Average, and High Achieving Junior High School Learners
This comparison of the effects of LOGO use with the use of teacher-directed problem-solving instruction, and with conventional mathematics instruction, focused on the problem-solving ability, basic skills achievement, and attitudes of junior high...
Effects of Individual and Cooperative Computer-Assisted Instruction on Student Performance and Attitudes
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 37, No. 2 (1989) pp. 15–24
Compares the performance and attitudes toward instruction of eighth graders working individually on a computer-based sex education lesson with those of learners working cooperatively in dyads. Interactions on an attitude measure were detected among...
Educational Technology Vol. 26, No. 1 (1986) pp. 27–29
This study of 134 introductory junior high industrial arts exploration students compared effects of interactive video instruction on learner performance and attitude to determine what learning tasks best lend themselves to interactive video...
Educational Technology Vol. 29, No. 11 (1989) pp. 20–27
Discussion of the impact of computers on education highlights the role that educational technologists can play as change agents. Topics discussed include models of the diffusion and adoption of innovations; computer interfaces; integrated software;...
The Effects of Cooperative Learning Strategies on Achievement and Attitudes during Interactive Video
Journal of Computer-Based Instruction Vol. 17, No. 1 (1990) pp. 8–16
Describes study that investigated the effects of instructional control and gender pairing arrangements on learner achievement, attitudes, and interaction during an interactive video elementary school science lesson. Cooperative learning strategies...
Some Advantages and Disadvantages of Narrow-Cast Instructional Television: One Instructor's Experience [and] The Effects of Individual and Team Learning on Performance during Computer-Assisted Instruction
The first of two papers describes the author's experiences teaching a narrow-cast instructional development course at Indiana University. Among the disadvantages of the experience were the logistics of coordinating the instructional activities...
Journal of Computer-Based Instruction Vol. 13, No. 4 (1986) pp. 122–25
This study compared the efficacy of interactive video instruction with stand-alone video instruction and computer assisted instruction (CAI) on junior high school industrial arts students' performance and attitudes. CAI and interactive video users...
Journal of Research on Computing in Education Vol. 24, No. 2 (1991) pp. 204–13
Fifth and sixth grade children were assigned to three pretesting conditions: a full-length pretest, an adaptive pretest that exited learners when nonmastery was indicated, and a no pretest control. Learners in the adaptive treatment demonstrated...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 7, No. 4 (1991) pp. 483–506
Describes a study that investigated the effects of computer programing activities, supplemented with problem-solving strategy instruction, on programing skills and on learner attitudes toward computers and toward problem-solving skills. The...
The Effects of Computer-Assisted and Traditional Mastery Methods on Computation Accuracy and Attitudes
Journal of Educational Research Vol. 82, No. 1 (1988) pp. 27–33
Results of a study of 117 eighth-grade math students suggest: mastery-based methods were more effective than non-mastery methods in improving lesson achievement; computer-based and traditional delivery systems are of greatest value when...
Effects of Problem-Based, Networked Hypermedia, and Cooperative Strategies on Visual Literacy Instruction
Selected Research and Development Presentations at the National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Sponsored by the Research and Theory Division 1998 (February 1998)
This study examined the effects of varying instructional strategies on learning in emerging technology-based visual literacy instruction. The study used a completely crossed 2 (organizational strategy) x 2 (delivery strategy) x 2 (management...
The Effects of Video-Only, CAI Only, and Interactive Video Instructional Systems on Learner Performance and Attitude: An Exploratory Study
This study compared the effects of interactive video instruction on learner performance and attitude with the effects of conventional computer assisted instruction (CAI) and stand-alone video. Based on pretest scores, 134 junior high industrial arts ...
The Effects of Knowledge- versus Context-Based Design Strategies on Information and Application Learning from Interactive Video
Journal of Computer-Based Instruction Vol. 14, No. 4 (1987) pp. 138–41
Ninth-grade learners used one of three versions of an interactive video lesson on basic economics theory, one based on knowledge strategy, one on context strategy, and a control version without embedded questions. Results indicated context strategy...
Journal of Educational Technology Systems Vol. 27, No. 3 (1999) pp. 183–94
The Process/Outcome Evaluation Model (POEM) is proposed to guide in the development of more holistic evaluations of both the learning process and the resultant outcomes of that process. POEM consists of four major components that employ multiple...
Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association 1997 (March 1997)
Learning to communicate in English is an essential tool to access many resources via worldwide networks in the global society. Like students from many other countries, students in Taiwan study English for years, but lack opportunities to practice....