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Selected Research and Development Presentations at the National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Sponsored by the Research and Theory Division

February 1998

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Number of papers: 47

  1. Optimal Shifting of Fidelity Levels in Computer-Based Instructional Simulation

    Ikseon Choi

    This study explored ways of developing and utilizing more efficient Computer-Based Instructional Simulations (CBIS) based on the relationship among fidelity levels (i.e., how closely a simulation... More

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  2. Web-Based Distance Instruction: Design and Implications of a Cybercourse Model

    Li-Ling Chen

    This paper describes a cybercourse model that was designed and created by infusing the following four beneficial telecomputing activities into a World Wide Web-based learning system: collaborative ... More

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  3. Measuring the Learning Cost of Presentation Interference

    Amy C. Bradshaw

    The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of presentation interference on students' ability to learn from, and their beliefs regarding, computer-generated presentations. Informed by... More

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  4. Visual Design for Interactive Learning Tools: Representation of Time-Based Information

    Elizabeth Boling, J P. Brown, Sumitra Das Ray, Anthony Erwin & Sonny Kirkley

    The development of potentially powerful computer-based tools within rich learning environments is hampered by the constraints of delivery systems (specifically low-resolution, low-real estate... More

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  5. Analysis-Based Message Design: Rethinking Screen Design Guidelines

    Joanne E. Beriswill

    This article describes the evolution of computer interface research issues from text-based interface design guidelines to more complex issues, including media selection, interface design, and... More

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  6. Technology: Creating a Community of Thinkers

    Linda Bennett & Jon Pye

    Building a community of thinkers is a goal for education. In a world in which technology provides a means to communicate quickly and efficiently, educators need to develop models for the use of... More

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  7. An Instructional Model for Teaching Literacy: Implications for Instructional Theory

    Charoula Angeli

    The purpose of the research reported in this paper was the development of a learner-centered instructional model for the teaching of reading and writing skills. Specifically, the 14 APA (American... More

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