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Educational Technology

September 1979 Volume 19, Number 9

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 13

  1. Organizing for Computer-Assisted Learning

    Mark D. Leiblum

    Explores two issues--deciding where a computer-assisted learning agency belongs in the vertical organizational structure of an educational institution, and defining the staffing needs of such an... More

    pp. 7-10

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  2. Printing: The Next Stage--Discourse Punctuation

    Richard Showstack

    Proposes the development of a system of "discourse punctuation" that would present printed information more efficiently by designing layout to show the reader the organization of ideas, using such ... More

    pp. 11-15

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  3. Evaluating to Solve Educational Problems: An Alternative Model

    Myles I. Friedman & Lorin W. Anderson

    A 19-step general evaluation model is described through its four stages: identifying problems, prescribing program solutions, evaluating the operation of the program, and evaluating the... More

    pp. 16-23

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  4. A Taxonomy of Educational Reinforcement

    Donald T. Tosti & Roger Addison

    A taxonomy of educational reinforcers is presented in the following categories: recognition, tangible rewards, classroom learning activities, classroom and school responsibilities, status... More

    pp. 24-25

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  5. Management of Instructional Development: A Matter of Principles

    Amos C. Patterson & Rebecca L. Gilger

    Examines how instructional development processes can be successfully managed. Principles of management are offered for setting precise goals; acceptance of these goals; and maximizing self-concept ... More

    pp. 26-29

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  6. The Design of a Management Information System (MIS) for a Developmental Project

    Cherry McPherson-Turner & James E. Eisele

    Describes the design of a management information system that has demonstrated efficacy in the operation of a research project in an educational environment. The four stages in the design of this... More

    pp. 30-33

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  7. Attitude Measurement: Why and How

    Michael Simonson

    Examines the importance of attitudes and attitude measurement, describing how attitudes are measured through a description of the characteristics of measurement, categories of attitude measurement,... More

    pp. 34-38

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  8. Maximizing the Potential of the Videotape Recorder in Teacher Self-Assessment

    Gerald D. Bailey

    Reports conditions necessary for the adequate use of videotape recordings in reporting teaching techniques, teacher behavior, student behavior, and student teacher interaction. Proper camera... More

    pp. 39-44

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  9. Audible Computer-Assisted Instruction: Toward the Compleat CAI

    Emanuel C. Hertzler

    Presents the technical details of the hardware and software used with two kinds of computers, the Radio Shack TRS-80 and the Apple II, in developing personalized computer-assisted instruction with ... More

    pp. 45-47

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  10. The Instructional Development Project: Success or Failure?

    William R. Terrell

    Developing contact with faculty who have not been involved in instructional development, and the task of the developer in this process, are discussed. Five major outcomes that indicate successful... More

    pp. 47-48

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  11. Managing by Objectives through the Planning-Implementing-Evaluating (PIE) Approach to Individualizing Instruction

    Vykuntapathi Thota

    Discusses the management by objectives principle as it can be usefully applied to individualizing instruction, particularly as it capitalizes on Thota's planning, implementing, and evaluating model... More

    pp. 49-51

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  12. Criterion-Referenced Testing for College-Level General Education: Some Problems and Recommendations

    Howard Benoist

    The adoption of a criterion-referenced assessment system and the resulting disadvantages of this form of evaluation for the college general education program are discussed, including problems in... More

    pp. 51-55

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  13. The Use of Audio-Visuals in Developing Favorable Attitudes toward Library Instruction

    John L. Lolley & Ruth Watkins

    Discusses the use of audiovisual programs to educate students to become library users and develop accepting attitudes toward libraries. Some guidelines for developing positive attitudes are... More

    pp. 56-58

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