ERIC Number: EJ924577
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2006-Dec
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 51
Development of CAI Presentations for Science Teaching and Overview of Research Findings
Ranade, Mridula D.
International Journal of Science and Mathematics Education, v4 n4 p763-789 Dec 2006
Research suggests that information and communication technologies (ICT) used in the form of computer assisted instruction (CAI) may benefit student learning. There is, however, limited research about the application of CAI in non-Western educational contexts. Here I describe the use of CAI in the learning of science in India. Evaluation of student learning by quantitative and qualitative means suggests that CAI has led to enhanced learning for a variety of science topics in this educational setting. I also reflect on issues germane to the Indian context and provide guidelines for the use of CAI in science instruction in countries for which ICT facilities in schools are somewhat compromised.
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Foreign Countries, Science Instruction, Information Technology, Learning, Educational Research, Teaching Methods, Educational Administration
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Identifiers - Location: India