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Educational Technology

October 1978 Volume 18, Number 10

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 14

  1. Teaching Reading with Television: A Review

    George E. Mason & John M. Mize

    An overview of television and its use in reading instruction in schools, at home, and with computers. Research on educational television and reading is also reviewed, and a 57-item bibliography is ... More

    pp. 5-12

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  2. Educational Methods and Structure: Driving a New Chariot on the Same Old Track?

    Lynna J. Ausburn

    Discusses the nature of changes and developments in education and curriculum. A charge has been made that change has been largely confined to refinement and modernization of methodology, while... More

    pp. 12-15

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  3. Media Competence of Teachers: A Review of Measurement Research

    JoAnn V. Rogers

    Research concerned with the teacher's ability to retrieve and use materials available through the school library media center has been done using tests of traditional library skills and audiovisual... More

    pp. 16-22

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  4. Now They're Competent...So What?

    L A. Daloz

    Discusses common elements of competency based education (CBE) programs and its role in increasing student self-awareness, self-esteem, and self-direction. CBE is seen as a useful tool to build self... More

    pp. 22-26

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  5. Objective Grading of Essay Examinations

    William A. Brindley

    A method of grading essay examinations that measures the credibility, quality, and volume of a student's answers is explained. Responses are marked either correct or incorrect and assigned a point ... More

    pp. 27-29

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  6. Interacting: A Computer-Based Telecommunications System for Educating Severely Handicapped Preschoolers in Their Homes

    Stanley R. Aeschleman & James W. Tawney

    Application of telecommunications technology to educate children whose physical state or geographic location made attendance in public schools virtually impossible. The Kentucky Project utilized a ... More

    pp. 30-35

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  7. The Importance of Content: Keeping the Shakespeare in Shakespeare

    Kevin J. Swick & Harry G. Miller

    Various instructional techniques that could be used by teachers to bring students into meaningful contact with course content are presented, as well as a list of questions and situations to be... More

    pp. 36-38

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  8. Improving Classroom Instruction with Student Feedback

    Gerald Douglass Bailey

    Twelve factors which need to be considered when planning to use student feedback for improving instruction are discussed, including advantages and disadvantages, instrument selection and/or design,... More

    pp. 39-43

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  9. Games for Unlecturing

    Sivasailam Thiagarajan

    A new type of instructional games that attempt to retain the strengths of the lecture format while replacing its passive nature is described. (Author/RAO) More

    pp. 44-45

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  10. Point-to-Network Strategy: A Non-Linear Approach to Instructional Development

    Marjorie S. Roth

    A strategy is proposed to function as a set of heuristics which may be applied to any instructional development model for the purpose of coordinating client and developer needs and goals in respect... More

    pp. 46-49

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  11. The Utilization of Teacher Feedback in ETV Development

    Karen Smith

    Describes a method for comparing teacher preproduction evaluations of educational television scripts with student-evaluated production segments. Evaluations were gathered during the development of ... More

    pp. 49-51

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  12. Use of a CRT Terminal as a Test Performance Display Device

    Alan J. Fridlund & B G. Tate

    The use of a cathode ray tube (CRT) terminal as a display device for posting test results is described, and a parts list for the display system is provided. (RAO) More

    pp. 51-53

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  13. Planning Schools for the Future

    Ron Roy Cote

    Traditional factors of educational space design--cost, tradition, control, administration, and status--are contrasted with five new factors--students, educators, imagination, planning, and future... More

    pp. 53-54

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  14. An Evaluation Instrument for Instructional Materials

    Wayne R. Fetter

    A form for evaluating various types of instructional materials, including their appropriateness to the learning environment and prior field testing, is presented. (RAO) More

    pp. 55-56

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