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Educational Technology

1992 Volume 32, Number 7

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 9

  1. A Special Report: Toward a New Generation of Schools: The Florida Schoolyear 2000 Initiative

    David F. Salisbury

    Discussion of redesigning the current models of public education focuses on the Schoolyear 2000 Initiative in Florida, which is aimed at large-scale redesign of schooling. Design requirements for... More

    pp. 7-12

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  2. Learner Diversity and Instructional Video: Implications for Developers

    Alan M. Hofmeister

    Discussion of growing diversity in learners' language and communication skills and increasing use of video in instruction focuses on the use of captioning in instructional video and the... More

    pp. 13-16

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  3. Total Quality Education and Instructional Systems Development

    Peter Macchia

    Explains Total Quality Management (TQM), a participative management style, and examines its relationship to Instructional Systems Development (ISD) as it is used for curriculum development.... More

    pp. 17-21

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  4. Restructuring, Constructivism, and Technology: Forging a New Relationship

    Carole Bagley & Barbara Hunter

    Discusses the synergistic interrelationships among the changes in our views of learning/teaching, the integration of technology, and the restructuring in our educational systems. Topics addressed... More

    pp. 22-27

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  5. The Planning, Design, and Implementation of a Statewide Distance Learning System

    Arthur Shapiro

    Presents a case study of the development of a statewide distance learning system in North Dakota for elementary and secondary education as well as higher education. Initial planning and goal... More

    pp. 28-32

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  6. Comfort and Change: Natural Enemies

    Roger Kaufman

    Seven basic questions related to basic organizational questions and issues are presented together with a matrix for analyzing the responses in terms of comfort zone feelings and reactions based on ... More

    pp. 33-35

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  7. When Technology Meets the Subject-Matter Disciplines in Education: Part Two: Understanding the Computer as Discourse

    Priscilla Norton

    Discussion of discourse created by computers defines discourse as a pattern of cognitive functioning and identifies two such modes of thought: narrative and expository. Discussion covers the... More

    pp. 36-46

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  8. Hypermedia for Training: A Software and Instructional Engineering Model

    Renato Cortinovis

    Presents an engineering environment oriented to the development of hypermedia applications for training. Training trends are described; requirements for a computer-based training (CBT) strategy are... More

    pp. 47-51

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  9. Artistic Criticism of a Computer-Based Reading Program

    Dorothy Huenecke

    This critique of "Writing to Read," a computer-based reading and writing program, uses aesthetic criteria and artistic criticism. Observations of kindergarten and first grade classes are described;... More

    pp. 53-57

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