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Orwig, Gary W. – Educational Communication and Technology: A Journal of Theory, Research, and Development, 1979
The first experiment determined that verbal interference (shadowing) was detrimental to the subjects' memory of words and high similarity pictures; the second, designed to minimize the possibility that students would sort through the pictures, indicated that verbal interference did not decrease memory of high similarity pictures. (Author/JEG)
Descriptors: Illustrations, Media Research, Memory, Pictorial Stimuli
Orwig, Gary W.; And Others – Interactive Learning International, 1992
Discussion of the development of an expert system that will serve as the primary advisor for individual course sequencing in a graduate program focuses on the characteristics and selection of an expert system shell (i.e., software that facilitates expert system development). Advantages, disadvantages, and prices of several commercial products are…
Descriptors: Academic Advising, Authoring Aids (Programing), Case Studies, Computer Software
Barron, Ann E.; Orwig, Gary W.; Ivers, Karen S.; Lilavois, Nick – 2002
This book offers an updated look at the technologies that are impacting education. Designed for educators who are interested in the instructional applications of technology, the book provides information about current technology standards for students and teachers, as well as research related to the effectiveness of technology in education. It…
Descriptors: Assistive Technology, Audiovisual Aids, Computer Graphics, Computer Networks
Barron, Ann E.; Orwig, Gary W. – 1997
This book offers an updated look at the technologies affecting education--including the World Wide Web, wireless local area networks (LANs), multimedia, and videoconferencing--and demonstrates how those technologies can best be used in an educational setting. For each type of technology, the book assesses advantages and disadvantages, educational…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Computer Uses in Education, Distance Education, Educational Media
Barron, Ann E.; Orwig, Gary W. – 1993
Designed for teachers, library media specialists, and educational administrators, this guide offers an objective overview of the full range of newer educational technologies. Presented in easy-to-understand terms, each chapter covers the advantages, disadvantages, and educational applications of one technology. Technologies covered are CD-ROMs,…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Glossaries
Barron, Ann E.; Orwig, Gary W. – 1995
This guide introduces trainers, managers, and educators to a variety of new multimedia technologies now being used for presentation and training in business, military, and academic settings. The text describes advances in and implementation of technologies that range from wireless local area networks (LANs) and high definition television (HDTV) to…
Descriptors: Business, Communications, Computer Simulation, Distance Education
Barron, Ann E.; Orwig, Gary W. – 1995
In the midst of an information explosion, it is increasingly important for educators and students to learn how to effectively use new technologies. Technologies impacting education are examined, including school LANs (Local Area Networks), the Internet, and multimedia, and the best use of these technologies in an educational setting is…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Media, Educational Resources, Educational Technology
Barron, Ann E.; Orwig, Gary W. – Journal of Instruction Delivery Systems, 1995
Provides an overview of digital video and outlines hardware and software necessary for interactive training on the World Wide Web and for videoconferences via the Internet. Lists sites providing additional information on digital video, on CU-SeeMe software, and on MBONE (Multicast BackBONE), a technology that permits real-time transmission of…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Software, Computer Software Development, Interactive Video