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Educational Technology

1992 Volume 32, Number 9

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 15

  1. Wanted: A Road Map for Understanding Integrated Learning Systems

    Gerald D. Bailey

    Provides an overview of this special issue, which focuses on computer-based integrated learning systems (ILSs). Highlights include a definition of ILSs; historical background; research evidence on ... More

    pp. 3-5

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  2. A Model for Improving the Performance of Integrated Learning Systems: Mixed Individualized/Group/Whole Class Lessons, Cooperative Learning, and Organizing Time for Teacher-Led Remediation of Small Groups

    Henry Jay Becker

    Discusses methods of improving the performance of integrated learning systems (ILSs). Topics addressed include the theoretical basis of ILSs; appropriate level of instruction; academic learning... More

    pp. 6-15

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  3. Factors That Facilitate or Impede Implementation of Integrated Learning Systems

    Lani M. Van Dusen & Blaine R. Worthen

    Examines factors that affect the successful implementation of integrated learning systems (ILSs). Empirical studies of ILSs are discussed; implementation models are considered; and factors that... More

    pp. 16-21

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  4. Turnkey or Turkey? Integrating an Integrated Learning System

    H Allen Shockley

    Considers issues involved in deciding whether to use a turnkey approach to installing an integrated learning system (ILS). School districts' instructional technology plans are discussed; factors... More

    pp. 22-25

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  5. Facility Requirements for Integrated Learning Systems

    Frederick G. Knirk

    Discusses features in the physical environment that need to be considered for integrated learning systems (ILSs). Highlights include ergonomics; lighting, including contrast and colors; space,... More

    pp. 26-32

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  6. A Principal's Guide to ILS Facilities Installation

    Tweed W. Ross

    Outlines five facilities considerations that school principals need to address prior to the installation of an integrated learning system (ILS): (1) placement, i.e., labs or classrooms; (2) wiring;... More

    pp. 33-35

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  7. Integrated Learning Systems: A Vision for the Future

    Ann Shore & Marilyn F. Johnson

    Presents views of integrated learning systems (ILSs) from a vendor's perspective, i.e., Jostens Learning Corporation. ILS implementation is discussed; the product development process is explained; ... More

    pp. 36-39

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  8. Integrated Learning Systems: Staff Development as the Key to Implementation

    Shari Robinson

    Discussion of integrated learning systems (ILSs) stresses the role of the teacher and the necessity of adequate teacher training for successful implementation. Three implementation patterns are... More

    pp. 40-43

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  9. The Administrator's Role in Adopting and Using Integrated Learning Systems

    Eugene R. Hertzke

    Describes the role that school administrators should play when adopting integrated learning systems (ILSs). The school district superintendent's role in the decision-making process is described,... More

    pp. 44-46

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  10. The Teacher's Role in Integrated Learning Systems

    Deborah S. Blickhan

    Discusses the change in teachers' roles with integrated learning systems (ILSs) from the role of deliverer of instruction to manager of instruction. Topics addressed include scheduling; assigning... More

    pp. 46-48

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  11. Are ILSs Good Education?

    Mary-Alice White

    Discusses whether integrated learning systems (ILSs) provide good education and suggests the need to consider what learning technologies can deliver best and what humans can teach best. Opposition ... More

    pp. 49-50

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  12. Integrated Learning Systems and Their Alternatives: Problems and Cautions

    Cleborne D. Maddux & Jerry W. Willis

    Examines the advisability of public school adoption of integrated learning systems (ILSs). Topics discussed include computer networks; alternatives to ILSs, including stand-alone microcomputers and... More

    pp. 51-57

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  13. Integrated Learning Systems: What May We Expect in the Future?

    Mark Sherry

    Discusses possible future developments in integrated learning systems (ILSs). Highlights include greater integration with outside resources; incorporation of other technologies, including CD-ROM,... More

    pp. 58-59

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  14. The Bright Future of Integrated Learning Systems

    Gerald W. Bracey

    Considers the future of integrated learning systems (ILSs) and examines hypermedia as the most promising new interactive technology for education. Topics discussed include changes in technology;... More

    pp. 60-62

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  15. Design-Experiments for Infusing Technology into Learning

    Jan Hawkins & Allan Collins

    Discusses the role that technology must play in schools to be effective in changing the nature of students' learning. The relationship between schools, society, and technology is examined; the... More

    pp. 63-67

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