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Educational Technology Research and Development

1999 Volume 47, Number 1

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Number of articles: 6

  1. A Conceptual Framework for Understanding Information Seeking in Open-Ended Information Systems

    Janette R. Hill

    Describes a theoretically and empirically based framework for how users formulate and employ information-seeking strategies in open-ended information systems (OEISs). Discusses challenges related... More

    pp. 5-27

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  2. Knowledge Constructing through HyperMedia Authoring

    Molly Nicaise & Michael Crane

    Examines how educational theory translates into classroom practice. Students in a graduate course learned about educational theory by creating a hypermedia chapter for a Web-based book. Findings... More

    pp. 29-50

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  3. Children's Vocabulary Acquisition in a Foreign Language through Watching Subtitled Television Programs at Home

    Cees M. Koolstra & Johannes W. J. Beentjes

    Investigates the effect of subtitled television programs on Dutch elementary school children's foreign-language acquisition. Findings indicate that of three experimental conditions--English... More

    pp. 51-60

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  4. Activity Theory as a Framework For Designing Constructivist Learning Environments

    David H. Jonassen & Lucia Rohrer-Murphy

    Defines activity theory as a socio-cultural and socio-historical lens through which the interaction of human activity and consciousness within its relevant environmental context can be analyzed.... More

    pp. 61-79

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  5. Impacts of a University-Elementary School Partnership Designed To Support Technology Integration

    Peggy A. Ertmer & Carole Hruskocy

    Describes a university/elementary school partnership where elementary school teachers were provided with professional support through monthly meetings, instructional support through two inservice... More

    pp. 81-96

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  6. Implementing Individual and Small Group Learning Structures with a Computer Simulation

    James D. Klein & Martha S. Doran

    Investigates the effects of implementing individual and small-group learning structures with a computer simulation in college accounting. Results indicate students working alone expressed... More

    pp. 97-110

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