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Educational Technology Research and Development

1997 Volume 45, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. The Relative Effectiveness of Learning Options in Multimedia Computer-Based Fifth-Grade Spelling Instruction

    Ward Mitchell Cates & Susan C. Goodling

    A study of 38 fifth-grade students investigated the effectiveness of two interactive multimedia instructional spelling programs, one offering behaviorist-visual learning options and the other... More

    pp. 27-46

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  2. Patterns of Understanding with Open-Ended Learning Environments: A Qualitative Study

    Susan M. Land & Michael J. Hannafin

    A study of four seventh-graders using an open-ended learning environment (OELE) on mechanical physics combining computer-generated graphics, computer simulations, video, and print-based materials... More

    pp. 47-73

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  3. Instructional Design Project Success Factors: An Empirical Basis

    Aimee K. Kimczak & John F. Wedman

    A study of four stakeholder groups identified 23 instructional design and development (ID) project success factors and grouped them into four categories: tangible resources, curriculum development,... More

    pp. 75-83

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  4. The Role of Context in Learning and Instructional Design

    Martin Tessmer & Rita C. Richey

    Although context is a potent force in learning, instructional design models contain little guidance in accommodating contextual elements to improve learning and transfer. Defines context, outlines ... More

    pp. 85-115

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  5. Present and Future Prospects of the Use of Information Technology in Schools in Turkey

    Mirac Ozar & Petek Askar

    To identify opinions of key policymakers about present and future uses of information technology (IT), 15 interviews were conducted in the Ministry of National Education in Turkey. Most expressed... More

    pp. 117-24

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  6. Diffusion of Distance Education in Turkish Higher Education

    Aytekin Isman

    One of the most important initiatives of Turkish higher education is the Open Education Faculty (OEF), which uses telecommunication technologies to deliver distance education. Discusses Turkish... More

    pp. 124-28

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