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Educational Technology

1986 Volume 26, Number 1

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Software Infusion: Using Computers to Enhance Instruction. Part One: What Does Software Infusion Look Like?

    Shirl S. Schiffman

    This first of two articles presents eight examples of what software infusion (SI) looks like in actual practice in elementary, middle, and high school classrooms and learning laboratories. An... More

    pp. 7-11

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  2. The Design and Application of a Distance Education System Using Teleconferencing and Computer Graphics

    Bill Winn

    Discusses use of computer graphics to enhance instruction presented via audio-teleconferencing in University of Calgary distance education courses. System design is reviewed; instructional roles of... More

    pp. 19-23

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  3. Obtaining Functional Results: Relating Needs Assessment, Needs Analysis, and Objectives

    Roger Kaufman

    An algorithm or decision chart is presented which provides basic decision steps to help management decide what data should be collected to derive valid and correct objectives, and to determine what... More

    pp. 24-27

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  4. How Effective Is Interactive Video in Improving Performance and Attitude?

    David W. Dalton

    This study of 134 introductory junior high industrial arts exploration students compared effects of interactive video instruction on learner performance and attitude to determine what learning... More

    pp. 27-29

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  5. Designing Human/Computer Interfaces: A Comparison of Human Factors and Graphic Arts Principles

    Susan S. Reilly & John W. Roach

    Compares the five classic graphic design principles used to construct visual messages--proportion, sequence, emphasis, unity, and balance--with relevant human factors research findings. Compiled by... More

    pp. 36-40

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  6. Attitudes of Elementary School Students and Teachers Toward Computers in Education

    Sandra M. Vermette

    Negative reactions reflected in personal as opposed to educational issues are apparent in the teacher and student groups surveyed; sex differences in attitudes are not demonstrated although sex... More

    pp. 41-47

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