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Journal of Educational Technology Systems

1997 Volume 25, Number 2

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Number of articles: 8

  1. What Is the Role of Lecture in High-Tech Education?

    Harry E. Pence

    Despite criticism, lecture continues to be a major instructional method in higher education. Discusses characteristics of effective lectures and variations of lecture presentation using electronic ... More

    pp. 91-96

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  2. Playing the Lynx: Creating The Writer's Complex as a Virtual Writing Center for Students at a Distance

    Elaine Handley & Susan Oaks

    Describes the planning and implementation of an online writing center for adult students of SUNY Empire State College, a non-residential, independent-study distance-learning institution. Highlights... More

    pp. 109-16

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  3. CyberHood Connections: Educational Webmasters and Designing Hypermedia Environments

    Joseph Bowman

    Collaborating with an Internet provider and a school-to-work program at the State University of New York at Albany, the Center for Urban Youth and Technology developed a design model for... More

    pp. 117-25

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  4. Online Course Delivery: Issues of Faculty Development

    Betty Hurley Lawrence

    Computer conferencing in distance education programs provides increased flexibility and more student interaction. The Center for Distance Learning of SUNY Empire State College has developed... More

    pp. 127-31

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  5. Leveraging Learning Through Mentoring Relationships

    Bronwen Heuer

    To facilitate the integration of technology into the learning environment, the Office of Instructional Computing at the State University of New York at Stony Brook engages students as peer mentors ... More

    pp. 133-39

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  6. Using a Foreign Film To Improve Second Language Proficiency: Video vs. Interactive Multimedia

    Darlene S. Cardillo

    Evaluates the effectiveness of video and interactive multimedia in increasing second-language skills. Subjects were 20 students from an all-girls private high school; half watched an English... More

    pp. 169-77

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  7. Exploring the Role of Video in Enhancing Learning from Hypermedia

    Karen Swan

    Reports on two studies that compared adult students' responses to, and recall from, hypermedia materials with and without integrated video segments. Results suggest that embedded video can enhance ... More

    pp. 179-88

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  8. Hold on a Minute Here: What Happened to Critical Thinking in the Information Age?

    Peter Brouwer

    Argues for a reexamination of current conceptions of computer literacy as well as an extension of approaches to critical- thinking instruction to include questions about technology. Considers a... More

    pp. 189-97

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