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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 2073–2074
Multimedia authoring tools have long been used by teachers, to support learners in representation of their ideas when adequate technology has been available in classrooms. Through the 1980's and early 1990's, tools such as HyperCard were used...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2004 (2004) pp. 1602–1608
The possibilities afforded by new multimedia technology, combined with contemporary ideas about learning, have opened up new design opportunities for educational simulations. In particular, the use of sophisticated multimedia environments has made...
Designing Interactive Learning Environments to include construction tools for personally meaningful artefacts
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2000 (2000) p. 416
Designers of interactive learning environments, applying contemporary views of learning, are now employing design models that incorporate the variety of ideas that are based on constructivist frameworks. Designers are attempting to give learners...
Topics: Virtual Environments
Computers & Education Vol. 34, No. 3 (2000) pp. 163–176
For educational software to take advantage of contemporary views of learning, instructional designers need to employ design models that incorporate the variety of ideas that are based on constructivist frameworks for developing learning environments....
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 1999 (1999) pp. 1534–1535
Learner construction of their understanding is one of the basic tenets of a constructivist framework of learning. Technology-supported learning environments have been developed to support construction and allow students to employ resources to...
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 11, No. 2 (Jan 01, 1995)
The increasing availability of CD ROM based interactive multimedia packages to support learning in science classrooms offers science teachers new pedagogical opportunities for student-centred and cooperative learning. However, many of the current...
Do Children with Autism Learn To Read More Readily by Computer Assisted Instruction or Traditional Book Methods?: A Pilot Study
Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice Vol. 6, No. 1 (2002) pp. 71–91
Comparison of basic reading instruction by either computer assisted instruction or traditional book methods with eight children (ages 3-5) with autism found all children spent more time on task in the computer condition and that five of the eight...
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 7, No. 3 (2004) pp. 61–72
This paper reports the results of a study into the conditions that facilitate the implementation of instructional innovations. One hundred seventy-nine participants completed an online instrument designed to determine the relative importance of...