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Educational Technology Research and Development

February 2010 Volume 58, Number 1

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Highly Integrated Model Assessment Technology and Tools

    Pablo Pirnay-Dummer, Dirk Ifenthaler & J Michael Spector

    Effective and efficient measurement of the development of skill and knowledge, especially in domains of human activity that involve complex and challenging problems, is important with regard to... More

    pp. 3-18

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  2. Impact of Class Lecture Webcasting on Attendance and Learning

    Tomoko Traphagan, John V. Kucsera & Kyoko Kishi

    The present study investigated the impact of class lecture webcasts on students' attendance and learning. The research design employed four data collection methods in two class sections--one with... More

    pp. 19-37

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  3. Development Research of a Teachers' Educational Performance Support System: The Practices of Design, Development, and Evaluation

    Wei-Chen Hung, Thomas J. Smith, Marian S. Harris & James Lockard

    This study adopted design and development research methodology (Richey & Klein, "Design and development research: Methods, strategies, and issues," 2007) to systematically investigate the process... More

    pp. 61-80

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  4. Relational, Structural, and Semantic Analysis of Graphical Representations and Concept Maps

    Dirk Ifenthaler

    The demand for good instructional environments presupposes valid and reliable analytical instruments for educational research. This paper introduces the "SMD Technology" (Surface, Matching, Deep... More

    pp. 81-97

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  5. Field Dependence-Independence as Visuospatial and Executive Functioning in Working Memory: Implications for Instructional Systems Design and Research

    Kent A. Rittschof

    Field dependence-independence (FDI) has long been conceptualized and discussed as a cognitive style relevant to numerous educational approaches and outcomes. However, the FDI construct is most... More

    pp. 99-114

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