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Educational Technology

April 1979 Volume 19, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. Human Simulators as Teachers: A Guide to the Application of an Effective Simulation Strategy

    Marie E. Collart

    Introduces the concept of human simulators, identifies their educational advantages, and describes how the teacher can design and implement this simulation strategy. A model for the development of ... More

    pp. 7-14

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  2. Holography: Use in Training and Testing Drivers on the Road in Accident Avoidance

    Allan H. Frey & Donnalyn Frey

    Defines holography, identifies visual factors in driving and the techniques used in on-road visual presentations, and presents the design and testing of a holographic system for driver training. (RAO) More

    pp. 15-20

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  3. A Management Approach to Instructional Accountability

    Don A. Gorman

    Describes the Instructional Management Accountability Model, developed at Florida Atlantic University, designed to provide a framework for implementing mandated accountability in the preparation... More

    pp. 21-25

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  4. Satellite Communications for Education in the South Pacific

    Michael Balderston

    The utilization of satellites for the delivery of educational and cultural programs in the Southern Pacific region is discussed. Typical program schedules are presented and the problems of using... More

    pp. 26-30

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  5. Functional Work Analysis in Educational Planning

    R Hayman Kite

    A planning model for the identification of components, activities, and tasks in educational programs and problem solving situations is described. (RAO) More

    pp. 31-37

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  6. Instructional Computing in Correctional Institutions

    Carole A. Bagley & Daniel L. Klassen

    The introduction of computer assisted instruction (CAI) in correctional facilities in Minnesota is described. This experimental program indicated no increase in achievement or attitude attributable... More

    pp. 37-40

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  7. Interaction Research: Can It Help Individualize Instruction?

    Carol Carrier & Robert McNergney

    Discusses the individualization of instruction as it relates to learner characteristics, instructional environment, instructional treatment, and their interaction. Practical considerations for... More

    pp. 40-45

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  8. The Computer-Assisted Test Construction and Marking System (CATCAMS)

    Ishwar Singh

    Describes a computer program for designing tests and grading students in a college chemistry course. (RAO) More

    pp. 46-48

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  9. Use of Television by Business and Industry for Communication and Training

    Jerold Gruebel

    Findings of a survey of the use of television in 398 businesses, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies indicate no direction in its use, and no pattern of realization of objectives or... More

    pp. 48-51

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  10. Personality and Motivational Factors in Student Choice of Independent Study

    Thomas O. Devitt

    Study attributes personality and motivation of students choosing supervised or unsupervised study in a group of high school juniors, and, using discriminant analysis, derives profiles of students... More

    pp. 52-56

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