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This study compared the use of three instructional organizers--the advance organizer (AO), the participatory pictorial graphic organizer (PGO), and the final form pictorial graphic organizer (FGO)--in the design and use of computer-based interactive ...
Canadian Journal of Educational Communication Vol. 23, No. 3 (1994) pp. 161–88
Reviews literature on instructional organizers and provides a comparative analysis of their effectiveness with computer-based instruction (CBI). Topics include a description of instructional organizers; research on advance organizers and graphic...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 12, No. 3 (1995) pp. 275–96
Sixty-one nursing students and faculty were studied to compare the use of participatory graphic organizers to final form and advance organizers as instructional aids for computer-based interactive video. The participatory group achieved the lowest...
Canadian Journal of Educational Communication Vol. 24, No. 1 (1995) pp. 27–47
Provides an overview of research on notetaking and two related learning strategies: outlining and concept maps. Examines the potential effectiveness of approaches to aid learning in encoding new information and current uses in interactive multimedia ...
The International Review of Research in Open and Distributed Learning Vol. 7, No. 3 (Sep 29, 2006) pp. 1–20
This paper discusses an exploratory study to investigate the existence, and nature, of student problem formulation and resolution processes in an undergraduate online Problem-Based Learning (PBL) course in Agricultural Sciences. We report on the use ...
Journal of Learning Design Vol. 1, No. 3 pp. 1–18
Instructional designers regularly engage in a process of professional and personal transformation that has the potential to transform the culture of institutions through faculty-client relationships. Instructional designers promote new ideas and...
The Critical, Relational Practice of Instructional Design in Higher Education: An Emerging Model of Change Agency
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 57, No. 5 (October 2009) pp. 645–663
This paper offers an emerging interpretive framework for understanding the active role instructional designers play in the transformation of learning systems in higher education. A 3-year study of instructional designers in Canadian universities...
Integrating Information Technologies To Facilitate Learning: Redesigning the Teacher Education Curriculum
Canadian Journal of Educational Communication Vol. 26, No. 2 (1997) pp. 107–24
Describes a project developed at the University of Ottawa to integrate learning technologies across the teacher education curriculum. Highlights include student teacher needs; a needs analysis; the change process; student and faculty attitudes; and...
The Journal of Distance Education / Revue de l'ducation Distance Vol. 23, No. 3 (2009) pp. 75–96
We report here on an exploratory formative evaluation of a project to integrate mobile learning into a Western Canadian college nursing program. Third-year students used Hewlett Packard iPAQ mobile devices for five weeks in a practice education...
Towards Guidelines for the Design of Interactive Multimedia Instruction: Fostering the Reflective Decision-Making of Preservice Teachers
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 7, No. 1 (1999) pp. 13–31
At the University of Ottawa, we have developed the first in a planned series of interactive multimedia programs to promote reflective decision-making skills in preservice teachers. This paper discusses the results of an evaluation of the use of the...