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An Instructional Theory for the Design of Computer-Based Simulations


Journal of Computer-Based Instruction Volume 16, Number 1, ISSN 0098-597X


Description of computer-based simulations focuses on the instructional functions of simulations and phases in the learning processes that should be activated by educational simulations. Highlights include a general model for simulation design; degree of learner control; complexity of the content; the role of the learner; and motivational requirements. (19 references) (LRW)


Reigeluth, C.M. & Schwartz, E. (1989). An Instructional Theory for the Design of Computer-Based Simulations. Journal of Computer-Based Instruction, 16(1), 1-10. Retrieved May 23, 2019 from .

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