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Educational Technology

1992 Volume 32, Number 6

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 8

  1. Just-in-Time Education

    DeLayne Hudspeth

    Proposes an educational system called Just-in-Time Education (JITEd), which would provide higher quality education at lower costs. Three features of the system are discussed: feedback and... More

    pp. 7-11

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  2. Instructional Transaction Theory: Classes of Transactions

    David M. Merrill

    Proposes an instructional transaction class hierarchy and describes capability, knowledge, interactions, and associated transactions for three classes of transactions: (1) component transactions ... More

    pp. 12-26

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  3. The Coming of Digital Desktop Media

    Jeremy Galbreath

    Discusses the movement toward digital-based platforms including full-motion video for multimedia products. Hardware- and software-based compression techniques for digital data storage are... More

    pp. 27-32

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  4. The Prime Imperative: Building a Design Culture

    Bela H. Banathy

    Explores the concepts of culture and design to characterize design culture, i.e., a pattern of behavior that integrates design thinking, language, principles, and methods. The importance of the... More

    pp. 33-35

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  5. Making Distance Learning Effective: Key Roles and Responsibilities

    Barry Willis

    Examines the roles and responsibilities of students, faculty, facilitators, support staff, and administration in distance education. Highlights include strategies for dealing with special... More

    pp. 35-37

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  6. When Technology Meets the Subject-Matter Disciplines in Education: Part One: Exploring the Computer as Metaphor

    Priscilla Norton

    The first of three articles presenting a framework for teaching subject-matter disciplines in light of the potentials of computers considers the computer as a metaphor. Topics addressed include the... More

    pp. 38-46

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  7. The Impact of Interactive Televised Instruction on Student Evaluations of Their Instructors

    David L. Silvernail & Judith L. Johnson

    Data were gathered through evaluation surveys completed by students in two sections of an undergraduate interdisciplinary course which was taught using an interactive instructional television (ITV)... More

    pp. 47-50

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  8. Computer-Mediated Communication: An Analysis of the Relationship of Message Structure and Message Intent

    Dennis K. Smeltzer

    Reports on a study in which computer-mediated communication (CMC) messages obtained from two public access, educationally oriented electronic bulletin boards (BBSs) were categorized according to... More

    pp. 51-54

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