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Educational Technology Research and Development

1994 Volume 42, Number 1

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Number of articles: 7

  1. Curiosity as a Personality Variable Influencing Learning in a Learner Controlled Lesson with and without Advisement

    Marilyn P. Arnone

    Describes a study that investigated the effect of curiosity on learning art education facts and concepts by first and second graders in computer-based interactive learner-controlled environments... More

    pp. 5-20

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  2. Media and Learning: Are There Two Kinds of Truth?

    Eldon J. Ullmer

    Examines the methods of conventional instructional media research to gauge its sufficiency; gives examples of complex media effects; identifies three emerging media application models; and offers... More

    pp. 21-32

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  3. Effects of Learner Control, Advisement, and Prior Knowledge on Young Students' Learning in a Hypertext Environment

    E Christine Shin

    Describes a study that investigated the effects of learner control and of advisement in a hypertext learning environment with second-grade students who had different levels of prior knowledge about... More

    pp. 33-46

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  4. Designing Interactive Videodisc-Based Museum Exhibits: A Case Study

    Atsusi Hirumi

    Describes the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of an interactive videodisc exhibit at the San Diego Natural History Museum. Design requirements for museum environments and... More

    pp. 47-55

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  5. Using Students' Mathematical Inventiveness as a Foundation for Software Design: Toward a Tempered Constructivism

    Sharon Dugdale

    Analyzes the construction of mathematical concepts and techniques developed by high school algebra students in computer-assisted instruction; examines learning styles of the most inventive students... More

    pp. 57-73

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  6. Neurophysiological Considerations Related to Interactive Multimedia

    Mark S. Simpson

    Reviews literature from neuroscience and mass communications regarding how media affects learning and memory and relates research findings to interactive multimedia. Topics discussed include... More

    pp. 75-81

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  7. Learning in the Information Age

    Rune Pettersson

    Examines issues concerning the learning process in the information age. Highlights include new concepts of literacy, including information literacy; teaching methods and instructional design,... More

    pp. 91-97

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