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Educational Technology

1987 Volume 27, Number 10

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 6

  1. A Taxonomy for the Design of Computer-Based Instruction

    Carol A. Carrier & Gregory C. Sales

    Describes the inadequacies of the current software for computer-based instruction, and presents a framework of instructional components to guide the design of such software. A taxonomy of design... More

    pp. 15-17

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  2. Expert Systems in Education and Training: Automated Job Aids or Sophisticated Instructional Media?

    Alexander J. Romiszowski

    Describes the current status and limitations of expert systems, and explores the possible applications of such systems in education and training. The use of expert systems as tutors, as job aids,... More

    pp. 22-30

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  3. Instructional Design and Self-Designing Systems

    Bill Winn

    Discusses the concepts of instructional theory and their application in the design of instructional and training packages, particularly computer-assisted instruction programs. (12 references) (CLB) More

    pp. 31-34

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  4. Instructional Television and the Talking Head

    Ann DeVaney Becker

    Reviews the origins of the lecture as the format of choice for instructional television in the 1950s, and evaluates the effectiveness of this format. The development of educational television,... More

    pp. 35-40

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  5. Writing Text That Teaches: Historical Overview

    Murray H. Tillman & Shawn M. Glynn

    Reviews the concepts and techniques used in developing textual materials that teach, focusing on those that have evolved during the trend toward programmed instruction. The possible application of ... More

    pp. 41-45

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  6. Stages in Learning, Teaching, and Media Support Services

    Ron J. McBeath

    Presents four stages of learning together with teaching techniques appropriate to each stage. The role of the media specialist in meeting the needs of students and teachers at each stage is... More

    pp. 50-54

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