ERIC Number: ED407933
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1996
International Encyclopedia of Educational Technology. Second Edition.
Plomp, Tjeerd, Ed.; Ely, Donald P., Ed.
This encyclopedia provides scholarly information on all aspects of educational technology. It treats integrating educational technology as a problem-solving process. The book consists of 123 papers by numerous authors, divided into five sections. Section 1, "Educational Technology: Definition and Conceptual Background," introduces educational technology as a concept and as a field, dealing with its definition, contributing fields, the dimensions of its international background, and its worldwide dissemination. Section 2, "Design Functions, Tools, and Resources," describes activities and tools for analyzing problems and designing, evaluating, implementing, and managing solutions; it also gives an overview of information resources used by educational technologists. Section 3,"Delivery Options," deals with the variety of strategies, techniques, and media commonly used by educational technologists. Section 4, "Applications and Institutional Settings," describes several specialized applications of technology in research, measurement, management, and planning. Section 5, "Emerging Issues," addresses topics emerging from the increasing influence of technology in society in general and in education specifically. Contains a list of contributors, and author and subject indices. (Author/SWC)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Current Events, Educational Media, Educational Strategies, Educational Technology, Instructional Design, Instructional Materials, International Communication, Problem Solving, Research Tools, Technology Integration, Theory Practice Relationship, Training
Elsevier Science Inc., 660 White Plains Road, Tarrytown, NY 10591-5153 ($219.75).
Publication Type: Books; Collected Works - General; Reference Materials - General
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers; Students; Teachers
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