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ERIC Number: EJ617271
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0574
Hypermodels: Embedding Curriculum and Assessment in Computer-based Manipulatives.
Horwitz, Paul; Christie, Mary Ann
Journal of Education, v181 n2 p1-23 1999
Describes the hypermodel approach to designing science education software. Hypermodels combine stored or web-based multimedia materials with a manipulable model of the subject domain. Hypermodels are scriptable, and are powerful tools for creating various activities or web-labs that challenge students to solve puzzles, then monitor and react to their actions. Describes a hypermodel for teaching fundamental biology concepts. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Language: English
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