ERIC Number: ED326207
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1990-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Technology as an Instructional Tool: What We Are Learning. Research Bulletin #3.
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium, St. Paul.; Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Center for the Study of Educational Technology.
The purpose of this research bulletin is to provide educational decision-makers with empirical data for making informed decisions relative to the integration of technology in schools. Ten expanded abstracts of research studies are included here, each with a background/problem statement, list of study goals, description of methodology, conclusion statement, recommendations, and list of references. The titles of the abstracts are: (1) "Cooperative Learning in Computer-Based Instruction"; (2) "The Effectiveness of the Computer Simulation When Used as a Follow-Up Activity as Compared to Traditional Classroom Follow-Up Activities"; (3) "The Use of Applications Software in Schools: Paint System Image Development Processes as a Model for Situated Learning"; (4) "Computers and Classroom Change: The Teachers' Challenge"; (5) "The Effects of Using a Computer Authoring System on the Quality of Literature Assignments"; (6) "A Research-Based Writing Program for Students with High Access to Computers"; (7) "Helping At-Risk Children Through Distance Tutoring"; (8) "What Happens After ACOT: Outcomes for Program Graduates One Year Later"; (9) "The Evaluation of K-12 Instructional Software: An Analysis of Leading Microcomputer-Based Programs"; and (10) "Effects of Three Sorts of Revisions on Students' Comprehension of History Text." A list of additional resources on research in educational technology and specifications for researchers who may wish to submit abstracts conclude this bulletin. (DB)
Descriptors: Abstracts, Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Software Evaluation, Distance Education, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education, High Risk Students, Instructional Design, Instructional Effectiveness, Microcomputers, Program Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Writing Skills
Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium/University of Minnesota Center, 3409 Lexington Avenue North, St. Paul, MN 55126 (Order No. RB 103, $12.95 first copy; $7.00 each additional copy).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General
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Authoring Institution: Minnesota Educational Computing Consortium, St. Paul.; Minnesota Univ., Minneapolis. Center for the Study of Educational Technology.