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Educational Technology Research and Development

2002 Volume 50, Number 4

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. Computer-Based Tools for Instructional Design: An Introduction to the Special Issue

    Jeroen J. G. van Merrienboer & Rob Martens

    Discussion of modern instructional theories focuses on the use of computer-based instructional design tools to help deal with the growing complexity of the design process and the resulting... More

    pp. 5-9

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  2. Designing a Digital Instructional Management System To Optimize Early Education

    Ton Mooij

    Discusses digital instructional management systems (DIMSs) and describes a pilot study conducted in two Dutch kindergartens with a prototype DIMS that included individualization and optimization,... More

    pp. 11-23

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  3. Computer Support for Curriculum Developers: CASCADE

    Susan McKenney, Nienke Nieveen & Jan van der Akker

    Examines research on a computer-based tool, CASCADE (Computer Assisted Curriculum Analysis, Design and Evaluation), that was developed at the University of Twente (Netherlands) to assist in... More

    pp. 25-35

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  4. Knowledge Management Tolls for Instructional Design

    J Michael Spector

    Discusses knowledge management systems (KMS) and their application to instructional design. Highlights include a history of computing and instructional systems; computer-supported collaborative... More

    pp. 37-46

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  5. ADAPT[IT]: Tools for Training Design and Evaluation

    Marcel B. M. de Croock, Fred Paas, Henrik Schlanbusch & Jeroen J. G. van Merrienboer

    Describes a set of computerized tools that support the instructional design and evaluation of competency-based training programs. Discusses authentic whole-task practice situations; the 4C/ID*... More

    pp. 47-58

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  6. Instructional Design Tools: A Critique and Projections for the Future

    Kent Gustafson

    Offers a critique of the articles in this issue. Examines the four basic instructional design tools that are described, including tool functions, tool characteristics, and tool evaluation; compares... More

    pp. 59-66

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