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Educational Technology Research and Development

2005 Volume 53, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. An Analysis of Cognitive Tool Use Patterns in a Hypermedia Learning Environment

    Min Liu & Stephan Bera

    In this study, we examined the use of cognitive tools provided in a problem-based hypermedia learning environment for sixth graders. Purposes were to understand how the built-in tools were used,... More

    pp. 5-22

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  2. Does Spatial or Visual Information in Maps Facilitate Text Recall?: Reconsidering the Conjoint Retention Hypothesis

    Marlynn M. Griffin, Daniel H. Robinson & Julie Sarama

    The conjoint retention hypothesis (CRH) claims that students recall more text information when they study geographic maps in addition to text than when they study text alone, because the maps are... More

    pp. 23-36

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  3. Instructional Systems Design and the Learning Sciences: A Citation Analysis

    Joshua A. Kirby, Christopher M. Hoadley & Alison A. Carr-Chellman

    Learning sciences (LS) and instructional systems design (ISD) are two related fields that have shared interests in the application of technology for advancing human learning. While the two fields... More

    pp. 37-48

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  4. Problem-Based Learning and Self-Efficacy: How a Capstone Course Prepares Students for a Profession

    Joanna C. Dunlap

    Problem-based learning (PBL) is apprenticeship for real-life problem solving, helping students acquire the knowledge and skills required in the workplace. Although the acquisition of knowledge and ... More

    pp. 65-85

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  5. Making Learning Fun: Quest Atlantis, A Game Without Guns

    Sasha Barab, Michael Thomas, Tyler Dodge, Robert Carteaux & Hakan Tuzun

    This article describes the Quest Atlantis (QA) project, a learning and teaching project that employs a multiuser, virtual environment to immerse children, ages 9-12, in educational tasks. QA... More

    pp. 86-107

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