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The Computer as Educator: Lessons from Television Research


Educational Researcher Volume 15, Number 1, ISSN 0013-189X


Researchers studying the educational uses of computers can learn from the mistakes of television research. They should: avoid asking whether computers teach better than other media; utilize holistic as well as standard experimental paradigms; and realize that when learners encounter a new medium, a wide range of usages and outcomes should be expected. (KH)


Salomon, G. & Gardner, H. (1986). The Computer as Educator: Lessons from Television Research. Educational Researcher, 15(1), 13-19. Retrieved July 21, 2019 from .

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