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Educational Technology

1989 Volume 29, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. Planning Guidelines for Emerging Instructional Technologies

    Christopher Dede

    Outlines practical strategies which educational administrators can apply in planning for the use of advanced instructional technologies, and presents a checklist to use in evaluating new... More

    pp. 7-12

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  2. Federal R & D Policies Supporting Educational Technology

    Charles Blaschke

    Summarizes factors contributing to successful federal research and development (R&D) funding for educational technology, and provides policy recommendations based on these findings. Topics... More

    pp. 13-16

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  3. University Faculty Teaching Activities in an Electronic Curriculum

    John Eisner & Thomas Carter

    Discusses the changes in the instructional activities of university faculty members as a result of new computer-related educational technologies. Topics discussed include computer-assisted... More

    pp. 17-22

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  4. A Network-Based Curriculum: The Basis for the Design of a New Learning System

    Warren E. Hathaway

    Describes the steps needed to develop a computer-managed learning system that is derived from a network-based curriculum such as the Program Evaluation and Review Technique (PERT). System... More

    pp. 23-28

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  5. Computer CONFERencing in the English Composition Classroom

    Rosemary Kowalski

    Describes the use of a computer conferencing program, Confer II, in freshman college composition classes. Benefits discussed include the opportunity to expand classroom discussions; promotion of... More

    pp. 29-32

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  6. Expert Systems: Instructional Design Potential

    Joellyn Pollock & R Scott Grabinger

    Description of the components of expert systems highlights their potential uses in the field of instructional design. Uses of expert systems are described for determining the cost-effectiveness of ... More

    pp. 35-39

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  7. Mathematical Typesetting from an Operator Perspective

    David Murphy & David Kember

    Discusses the role of computer keyboard operators in typesetting complex mathematical expressions used in instructional materials, examines the role of software in producing good quality output,... More

    pp. 40-44

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  8. Critical Barriers to the Adoption of Instructional Television in Higher Education

    F R. Koontz

    Examines barriers to the adoption of instructional television in higher education, for both the classroom and distance education. Characteristics that affect the adoption of innovations are... More

    pp. 45-48

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  9. Computer Use in Curriculum Development and Curriculum Management

    Bob L. Taylor

    Describes a study that explored the current uses of computers in curriculum development and curriculum management as reported by a selected sample of American school districts. Results highlight... More

    pp. 49-51

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