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Educational Technology

1976 Volume 16, Number 8

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Number of articles: 12

  1. Adapting Media Attributes for Effective Learning

    Francis M. Dwyer

    Effective use of visual illustration entails consideration of specific instructional purposes, method of presentation, student characteristics, type of objectives, and cuing techniques. (LS) More

    pp. 7-13

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  2. Using Electronic Calculators with Elementary School Children

    Four K-12 studies and one for grades 3-4 considered which math topics could be taught most effectively with a hand-held calculator, which new mathematical topics could be successfully introduced... More

    pp. 14-18

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  3. A Guide to Instructional Media Selection

    Craig N. Locatis & Francis D. Atkinson

    What to consider before making selections. (LS) More

    pp. 19-21

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  4. This Teacher Shall Self-Destruct..

    Sivasailam Thiagarajan

    How to design a programed course with successive classes of students until the role of the instructor becomes minimal. (LS) More

    pp. 21-23

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  5. A Criterion-Referenced Marking System

    Paul E. McClendon

    pp. 23-25

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  6. Introducing Behavioral Subjectives

    Steven Evans

    A true elaboration of educational goals will include a set of both more and less well-structured aims, corresponding to behavioral objectives and subjectives, which can be tested respectively by... More

    pp. 25-28

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  7. The Blame-the-Computer Doctrine

    John R. Kelley

    How to blame the computer for all failings, human and otherwise. (LS) More

    pp. 29-30

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  8. Visual Literacy: Teaching Non-Verbal Communication Through Television

    Mahima Ranjan Kundu

    pp. 31-33

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  9. Time Lapse Videography in Teacher Training

    Peter K. Gurau

    An unattended television camera timed to start and stop at regular intervals reduces the self-consciousness and artificiality of students. (LS) More

    pp. 34-35

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  10. An Instructional Media System Fallout: Job Jeopardy

    John E. Fryman

    The responsibility for the reduction of occupational threats and a prime influence for effective use of media systems lie with those who train and assist others in media utilization. Feelings of... More

    pp. 35-39

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  11. Computerized Report Cards

    Jerry L. Patterson

    A survey of students, parents, and teachers showed positive response to a new computerized grade reporting system in Madison, Wisconsin. (LS) More

    pp. 39-42

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  12. Research Briefing: Recent Research on Mnemonic Techniques for Learning Foreign Language Vocabulary

    Hubert H. Setzler & Richard E. Clark

    pp. 43-44

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