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Megatrends in Computing and Educational Software Development

Education and Computing Volume 5, Number 1, ISSN 0167-9287


Proposes 13 trends that educational software development should follow. Four main areas are considered: (1) the computing environment, including hardware and networking; (2) software design, including learner control and hypermedia; (3) the user, or learner, including group activities; and (4) the software development process, including implementation and formative evaluation. (12 references) (LRW)


McLean, R.S. (1989). Megatrends in Computing and Educational Software Development. Education and Computing, 5(1), 55-60. Retrieved January 22, 2020 from .

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