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Contemporary Educational Psychology

1987 Volume 12, Number 3

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. Computer-Based Education and Research on the Psychology of Instruction: Instruct the Parent if You Wish to Reach the Child

    Herbert Garber

    Computer-based education has the power to alter human thinking processes, and this change can be brought about by schools. Research is needed on methods to integrate the computer into classroom... More

    pp. 180-88

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  2. Relationships between CBI and Research on Teaching

    Mark G. Gillingham & John T. Guthrie

    A meta analysis of thirteen published studies on computer-based instruction (CBI) reported positive effects on learning. In twelve studies, components of effective CBI which parallel components of ... More

    pp. 189-99

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  3. Technology and Students with Handicaps

    John F. Cawley & Jane Y. Murdock

    Technological devices which can aid in teaching students with handicaps include: (1) interactive computer assisted instruction; (2) computer software; (3) hand-held calculators; (4) communication... More

    pp. 200-11

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  4. Creating Intelligent Environments for Computer Use in Writing

    Lawrence T. Frase

    This review of computer-aided writing includes a brief software survey and an evaluation of current uses of educational technology. Recommendations for the future are also made. (GDC) More

    pp. 212-21

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  5. Review of Recent Research Literature on Computer-Based Instruction

    James A. Kulik & Chen-Lin C. Kulik

    Meta analyses were conducted of computer assisted instruction, computer managed instruction, and computer enriched instruction. Positive effects were usually reported, with variations according to ... More

    pp. 222-30

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  6. Selecting Effective Courseware: Three Fundamental Instructional Factors

    Robin Taylor

    Five guidelines are presented for selecting educational courseware. Student behavioral objectives should be stated. Motivational and informative feedback should be provided. The type of student... More

    pp. 231-43

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  7. Cognitive Consequences of Microcomputer-Based Laboratories: Graphing Skills Development

    Marcia C. Linn

    Eighth grade physical science students studied graphing with a microcomputer as the lab partner in a microcomputer based laboratory. Graph templates were used to solve problems based on previous... More

    pp. 244-53

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  8. Education on the Electronic Frontier: Teleapprentices in Globally Distributed Educational Contexts

    James A. Levin

    The Inter-cultural Network is an electronic communication network connecting faculty and upper elementary through graduate students in the U.S., Mexico, Japan, and Israel. The students address the ... More

    pp. 254-60

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  9. Nontrivial, Nonintelligent, Computer-Based Learning

    Alfred Bork

    This paper describes three interactive computer programs used with personal computers to present science learning modules for all ages. Developed by groups of teachers at the Educational Technology... More

    pp. 269-77

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