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Educational Media International

1999 Volume 36, Number 2

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 12

  1. Paradigms for the New Millenium: How Professors Will Certainly Change!

    Richard Cornell

    Discusses the integration of technology into the learning environment and considers how best to equip the teacher of the future to accommodate such changes. Summarizes the findings of student and... More

    pp. 89-96

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  2. The Swiss Virtual Campus: History and Perspectives

    Daniel Peraya & Bernard Levrat

    Discussion of the development of distance education in Switzerland focuses on a history of the Swiss Virtual Campus and an explanation of the role of the Educational Technologies Unit of the... More

    pp. 97-109

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  3. The Development of Interactive Distance Learning in Taiwan: Challenges and Prospects

    Clarence T. Chu

    Describes three types of interactive distance-education systems under development in Taiwan: real-time multicast systems; virtual-classroom systems; and curriculum-on-demand systems. Discusses the ... More

    pp. 110-14

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  4. Life-Long Cyberlearning System: A Pilot Project for the "Learning Society" in the ROC

    Huei-Wen Han & Yen-Chao Wang

    Provides an overview of the implementation of lifelong learning in Taiwan, Republic of China (ROC) as part of its educational reform policy and describes a pilot project, the Lifelong Cyberlearning... More

    pp. 115-20

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  5. Student and Teacher Perceptions of Interaction in Online Computer-Mediated Communication

    Marina Stock McIsaac, J Michael Blocher, Veena Mahes & Charalambos Vrasidas

    Examines recent research on student interactions and student course evaluations in six Web-based courses taught at Arizona State University between 1996 and 1998. Topics include online interaction;... More

    pp. 121-31

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  6. Teacher-Learner Interaction in the Process of Operating DL (Distance Learning) Systems

    B Offer & Y Lev

    Discusses the use of distance learning systems, teacher/learner interactions in the classroom as well as in distance learning, student achievement, training teachers to use interactions, the model ... More

    pp. 132-36

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  7. Savoirs College: A Global Initiative Targeted to the Curriculum

    Alain Chaptal

    Examines the current state of information and communications technology in France, and describes Savoirs College, a global initiative that integrates television, the Web, and CD-ROM to offer... More

    pp. 137-40

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  8. Curriculum Page Development: Utilize and Organize Resources Found on the World Wide Web

    Debby Mitchell

    Describes the development of a curriculum page by preservice teachers at the University of Central Florida that uses the Internet's interactive potential to organize and create online information. ... More

    pp. 141-44

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  9. Media Overload in Instructional Web Pages and the Impact on Learning

    Kendall W. Hartley

    Discussion of the use of the Internet to deliver instruction and multimedia opportunities for Web-page design focuses on working memory and its implications for Web-based instruction. Topics... More

    pp. 145-50

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  10. Kindergarten Teacher Training through Virtual Reality: Three-Dimensional Simulation Methodology

    Yaacov J. Katz

    This study examined the effectiveness and efficiency of a three-dimensional virtual-reality simulation model designed to train kindergarten teachers in the understanding of kindergarten children's ... More

    pp. 151-56

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  11. The Wim Van Leer Competition for Young Film Makers at the Jerusalem Film Festival

    Gilli Mendel

    Describes the Jerusalem Film Center and the background, history, and organization of the Wim Van Leer Competition which was established for young filmmakers in high school. Describes the Jerusalem ... More

    pp. 157-63

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  12. Flash Cards and Animation Software for Education

    John A. Byers

    Describes how a software program for DOS/Windows manages a collection of pictures such as photographic slides, overheads, or computer images in one or more databases. Explains how it transforms... More

    pp. 164-67

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