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Journal of Educational Technology Systems

1998 Volume 26, Number 4

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Number of articles: 7

  1. A New Voice on Interchange: Is It Talking or Writing? Implications for the Teaching of Literature

    Carolyn McGrath

    Based on analysis of discussions of fiction using Dedalus Interchange in literary analysis classes, it was found that synchronous electronic conferencing exposed students to more viewpoints,... More

    pp. 291-97

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  2. Hypertext Links to Learning: Roadblocks and Obstacles along the Information Super Highway

    Joanne English Daly

    Addresses the following obstacles faced by faculty and students in the use of World Wide Web-based support and instruction: multiple skill levels of students performing Web research; credibility of... More

    pp. 309-14

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  3. Instructing Faculty To Develop and Deliver Distance Courses with Computer Network Technology

    Daniel V. Eastmond & Betty H. Lawrence

    Presents a typology of course-delivery techniques (technology as a supplement, conferencing technology as a supplement, and technology as the primary instructional mode) used by the Center for... More

    pp. 315-24

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  4. Building the Brontes: Rationale, Problems and Solutions for a Scholarly Hypertext

    Peter Friesen

    Describes "The Brontes: A Hypertext Edition," a project that aims to provide cross-referenced editions, annotations, 19th-century critical accounts, and contextual links to sources for quotations... More

    pp. 331-44

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  5. Transfer of Learning from a Computer Simulation as Compared to a Laboratory Activity

    Paul R. Kelly

    Discusses computer simulations in science education and presents the results of a study of 39 ninth-grade earth-science students to determine the effects of computer-simulated mineral... More

    pp. 345-51

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  6. Urban Cyberspace Initiatives: Design Technology in Urban Centers

    Joseph Bowman, Alan Shaw, Allen Hammond & Bruce Lincoln

    Describes the evolution during 1992-97 of the Urban Cyberspace Initiative (UCSI), a conceptual model for placing technology-rich environments in urban centers that will support educational,... More

    pp. 353-67

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  7. Critical Elements of an Internet Based Asynchronous Distance Education Course

    Margaret D. Anderson

    Outlines design issues for developing an asynchronous distance course, including appropriate technology, format, academic rigor, communication and feedback, group identity, and evaluation. The... More

    pp. 383-88

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