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Educational Communication and Technology: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Development

1987 Volume 35, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 5

  1. Degree of Mnemonic Support and Students' Acquisition of Science Facts

    Charles R. Morrison & Joel R. Levin

    Describes study of eighth grade students conducted to test the effectiveness of mnemonic techniques to recall attributes of minerals. Results indicate that mnemonic instruction, when accompanied by... More

    pp. 67-74

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  2. The Effects of Orienting Activities and Cognitive Processing Time on Factual and Inferential Learning

    Michael J. Hannafin

    This study of undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in computer literacy courses focuses on the effects of orienting activities and varied cognitive processing times on learning facts and... More

    pp. 75-84

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  3. Assessing Functional Effectiveness of Pictorial Representations Used in Text

    Jeffry A. Hurt

    Describes study of undergraduates conducted to test the effectiveness of illustrations in texts, based on two hypotheses concerned with the differences between analogical and literal illustrations ... More

    pp. 85-94

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  4. Comparison of Computer-Assisted Instruction and Print Drill Performance: A Research Note

    Donald L. Campbell

    A comparison of the performance of two groups of third grade students practicing division problems is used to assess the effect of a commercial computer-assisted instruction drill program on... More

    pp. 95-103

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  5. Is Systematic Telephone Tutoring More Effective for Some Correspondence Students Than for Others? An Exploratory Study

    Gordon Thompson & Alan B. Knox

    Discussion of correspondence instruction and the role of the tutor focuses on a study at the University of Manitoba that investigated the relationship between correspondence students' attitudes... More

    pp. 105-17

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