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Educational Technology Research and Development

2004 Volume 52, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. A Conceptual Framework for Scaffolding Ill-Structured Problem-Solving Processes Using Question Prompts and Peer Interactions

    Xun Ge & Susan M. Land

    We present a conceptual framework for scaffolding ill-structured problem-solving processes using question prompts and peer interactions. We first examine the characteristics and processes of ill... More

    pp. 5-22

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  2. Content Analysis of Online Discussion Forums: A Comparative Analysis of Protocols

    Rose M. Marra, Joi L. Moore & Aimee K. Klimczak

    The discussion forum is a significant component of online courses. Instructors and students rely on these asynchronous forums to engage one another in ways that potentially promote critical... More

    pp. 23-40

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  3. Expert Concept Mapping Method for Defining the Characteristics of Adaptive ELearning: ALFANET Project Case

    Slavi Stoyanov & Paul Kirschner

    The article presents empirical evidence for the effectiveness and efficiency of a modified version of Trochim's (1989a, b) concept mapping approach to define the characteristics of an adaptive... More

    pp. 41-56

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  4. Design Languages, Notation Systems, and Instructional Technology: A Case Study

    Sandie H. Waters & Andrew S. Gibbons

    Notational systems, used in mature fields of study, are closely related to design languages. The future of a technological field depends on the ability to communicate ideas and changes with others ... More

    pp. 57-68

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  5. Paradigms in the Theory and Practice of Education and Training Design

    Irene Visscher-Voerman & Kent L. Gustafson

    Over the years, many authors have tried to describe, conceptualize, and visualize the instructional design or development processes via a variety of process models. Most descriptions imply a rather... More

    pp. 69-91

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