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Educational Technology

1984 Volume 24, Number 10

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Computers in Education: Setting a Research Agenda

    Gavriel Salomon

    Discusses questions of central importance to researchers interested in educational computing, namely long-range, cumulative effects of computer use; cumulative effects on cognition, emotion, and... More

    pp. 7-11

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  2. Computer Software Information for Educators: A New Approach to Portrayal of Student Tryout Data

    Gabriel Della-Piana & Connie Kubo Della-Piana

    Suggests conventional evaluation reports are inappropriate for what needs to be portrayed for software users concerned with acquisition, software adaptation, design and development, and teacher... More

    pp. 19-25

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  3. The Case for Using Authoring Systems to Develop Courseware

    Jerry L. Young

    Describes use of authoring systems--software packages which guide authors through the programming process, eliminating the need to know how to program--as a practical solution to the problem of... More

    pp. 26-28

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  4. A Hard Look at Software: What to Examine and Evaluate (with an Evaluation Form)

    Joy Wallace & Raymond M. Rose

    Discusses steps educators should work through when reviewing educational software, e.g., role playing intended users, analyzing instructional approach, identifying inaccuracies, using software and ... More

    pp. 35-39

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  5. Supporting Readers' Comprehension Through Effective Text Design

    Shawn M. Glynn & Bruce K. Britton

    Discusses cognitive processes readers engage in when comprehending instructional text and identifies familiar devices utilized by authors of instructional materials to support each of these... More

    pp. 40-43

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