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Educational Technology

January 1979 Volume 19, Number 1

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Number of articles: 11

  1. Why Educational Technology Is Failing (and What Should Be Done to Create Success)

    Clifton B. Chadwick

    Examines elements of the traditional teaching-learning model in relation to changing objectives in education and discusses the application of a technology of education as an alternative model,... More

    pp. 7-19

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  2. Computer-Based Instruction: A Revolution in the Making?

    Fred L. Splittgerber

    Reviews the present status of computer-managed instruction systems (CMI) and computer-assisted instruction (CAI) applications in elementary and secondary schools, and examines the computer's... More

    pp. 20-26

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  3. Instructional Technology Behind Bars

    Albert R. Roberts

    Reports the findings of a national survey which was conducted to determine the extent to which instructional technology is available and used in correctional education, and offers recommendations... More

    pp. 26-29

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  4. A Systems Approach to Managing Complex Education Projects

    Tom D. Conkright

    Details a three-dimensional model developed by Control Data Education Services which provides for analysis of project needs, staffing project personnel, and tracking project tasks. Document support... More

    pp. 30-32

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  5. Color in Instructional Films: Does It Still Make No Difference in Learning Achievement?

    Bettye Johnson & James Roberson

    A study conducted to determine whether color makes a significant difference in learning from 16mm sound motion pictures by subjects accustomed to the widespread use of color in contemporary media... More

    pp. 32-35

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  6. Developing Effective Instructor's Manuals to Accompany Audio-Visual Materials

    Marc J. Rosenberg & Paul K. Honig

    Describes the development process and the content of an effective instructor's manual. (RAO) More

    pp. 35-36

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  7. Research on Teaching: Why the Lack of Practical Results?

    David C. Forman & David W. Chapman

    Reviews the evolution of research on effective teaching in an effort to account for the lack of practical findings to assist classroom teachers. Four influences are detailed: teacher qualities vs... More

    pp. 37-40

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  8. Professor Co-Ops: Media Students Design and Develop Instructional Materials with Professors

    Amy S. Ackerman

    Undergraduate students enrolled in ten-week media and methods courses in the teacher education program at Valdosta State College are provided the opportunity to work cooperatively on a one-to-one... More

    pp. 41-43

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  9. Copyright: When Is Fair Use Not Fair?

    Pamela C. Miller

    Reviews section 107 of the Copyright Act of 1976 and discusses fair use as applied to such purposes as criticism, comment, news reporting, scholarship, and teaching. Student/teacher rights and... More

    pp. 44-47

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  10. Playing Your Way through Learner Verification and Revision (LVR)

    Sivasailam Thiagarajan

    Discusses three games which have been developed to collect evaluative feedback on instruction. Use of this process makes it possible to collect data in an enjoyable manner. (RAO) More

    pp. 50-52

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  11. Educational Product Evaluation in the Health Sciences: Formative and Summative Components

    Marcia Z. Wile

    Discusses a learner-centered evaluation model designed to provide feedback on instructional products in the context of learner needs, expectations, and experiences. (RAO) More

    pp. 52-57

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