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Carr, Alison A. – Educational Technology, 1994
Examines the issue of community involvement in reformulating educational systems. Historical perspectives on community involvement in schools are reviewed; the roles of community members in educational settings and in educational systems design settings are discussed; and experiences from fieldwork observing community participation are related.…
Descriptors: Community Involvement, Community Role, Educational Change, Educational Development
Tillman, Murray H.; Glynn, Shawn M. – Educational Technology, 1987
Reviews the concepts and techniques used in developing textual materials that teach, focusing on those that have evolved during the trend toward programmed instruction. The possible application of cognitive psychology concepts to instructional material design is discussed. (21 references) (CLB)
Descriptors: Cognitive Psychology, Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Instructional Development
Gray, Robert A. – Educational Technology, 1988
Examines the potential for using educational technology in distance education in developing countries as well as in established programs. The British Open University is discussed, and technology described includes television, cable, videodisc, satellites, teletext, videotext, computers, and radio. Future trends in the field are also discussed. (15…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Communications Satellites, Computer Assisted Instruction, Developed Nations
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Jacobs, Gabriel – British Journal of Educational Technology, 1992
Reviews the history of discovery-based learning, including theories of programed learning, the work of B. F. Skinner, and the impact of information technology. Rejection of discovery learning is identified, and the likelihood in the near future of a revolution in education brought about by hypermedia technology is rejected. (47 references) (MES)
Descriptors: Discovery Learning, Educational Change, Educational Technology, Foundations of Education
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Mielke, Keith W. – Educational Technology, Research and Development, 1990
Describes the Children's Television Workshop (CTW) approach toward research and development and provides an overview of this issue that highlights CTW. The CTW model of research and development is explained; formative and summative evaluation are discussed; and changing learning environments at home, at school, and in the community are considered.…
Descriptors: Childrens Television, Community, Educational Environment, Educational Television
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Rieber, Lloyd P. – Educational Technology Research and Development, 1995
Presents a historical overview of visualization as a cognitive strategy in human creativity, discovery, and problem-solving. Highlights include visualization as a cognitive strategy for solving everyday problems; visualization by scientists and inventors; counter examples; and implications for multimedia learning environments, instructional…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Creativity, Discovery Processes, Educational Environment
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Liao, Tai-Chu – Educational and Training Technology International, 1989
Discusses the historical development of educational technology in China and describes current concerns and practices. Topics discussed include the inadequacy of the present educational system; implementing educational technology; the need for theoretical studies; the need for integration of hardware and software; distance education; individualized…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Distance Education, Educational History