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Atkins, Madeleine; Blissett, Gill – Educational Technology, 1992
Describes a study that was designed to investigate the relationship between certain features of interactive video design and the deployment and development of cognitive problem-solving skills. Middle school mathematics students used for the study are described, the use of videotapes and interviews is discussed, and group dynamics are examined. (26…
Descriptors: Group Dynamics, Interactive Video, Interviews, Junior High Schools
Carlson, Helen L.; And Others – Educational Technology, 1989
Describes methods for using videodisc technology in training human service professionals for use in college curriculums or for inservice education. Methods explained include videotaping from the learner's point of view, using a Simulation System Trainer, and a programing technique that saves learner responses for later evaluation. (10 references)…
Descriptors: Computer Simulation, Evaluation Methods, Feedback, Higher Education
Eisner, John; Carter, Thomas – Educational Technology, 1989
Discusses the changes in the instructional activities of university faculty members as a result of new computer-related educational technologies. Topics discussed include computer-assisted instruction; computer-managed instruction; optical discs; microcomputers; lecturing versus computer-based tutorials; videodiscs; computerized evaluative…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Educational Change
De Bloois, Michael – Educational Technology, 1987
Describes a number of different frames of reference through which educators can look at the opportunity presented by compact-disc interactive (CD-I) technology, and proposes general guidelines to help them begin thinking about a more creative role as prospective authors of CD-I materials. (MES)
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Guidelines, Instructional Design, Interactive Video
Hosie, Peter – Educational Technology, 1987
Discusses the educational potential of interactive videodisc technology in terms of: (1) training applications; (2) evaluation of effectiveness; (3) advantages of interactivity; (4) design considerations; (5) courseware development and cost considerations; and (6) teacher acceptability. Fifty-two references are provided. (MES)
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Computer Assisted Instruction, Instructional Design, Interactive Video
Blanton, Sharon; And Others – Educational Technology, 1991
Describes how a videodisc of Alfred Hitchcock's film "North by Northwest" was repurposed by adding digitized and computer-generated sound, text, and graphics, to show users the capabilities of interactive multimedia. Recommendations are offered both for working in a design team and for the design of interactive materials. (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Films, Hypermedia, Interactive Video
Educational Technology, 1993
Reviews theories of anchored instruction and addresses issues related to learning, transfer, and assessment. Highlights include video-based macrocontexts; videodisc anchors versus computer-based simulations; cooperative learning; transfer outside the classroom; authenticity; visual anchors versus verbal anchors; situated cognition; and using…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Cooperative Learning, Distance Education
Hummel, Hans G. K. – Educational Technology, 1993
Discusses the possibilities of using situated learning theory in distance education and describes the instructional design of a course on soil and the environment offered at the Open University of the Netherlands that incorporates situated learning. The use of interactive videodisk is described. (Contains 49 references.) (LRW)
Descriptors: Course Content, Distance Education, Foreign Countries, Higher Education
Galbreath, Jeremy – Educational Technology, 1993
Provides an update on optical disk technology as a means of digital media storage and explains why it may become a standard storage technology for telemedia technology. Topics discussed include read-only formats; write-once formats, including WORM and CD-WORM; rewritable formats; videodiscs; and future possibilities. (LRW)
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Information Storage, Optical Data Disks, Standards
Educational Technology, 1991
Describes generative learning environments for teaching mathematical problem solving that were developed at the Vanderbilt University Learning Technology Center. The theoretical framework is discussed; design principles are explained, including a video-based presentation format; and the use of videodisc and hypermedia is discussed. (37 references)…
Descriptors: Design Requirements, Educational Environment, Hypermedia, Instructional Design
Friend, Cynthia L.; Cole, Christine L. – Educational Technology, 1990
Reviews current experimental research that deals with various aspects of learner control in computer-based instruction (CBI). Topics discussed include cognitive styles; computer anxiety; levels of field independence; sequencing; feedback; interactive videodiscs; branching in software menus; varying the density of text; and suggestions for future…
Descriptors: Branching, Cognitive Style, Computer Assisted Instruction, Feedback
Hofmeister, Alan M. – Educational Technology, 1989
Discusses the role of computer-assisted instruction in teaching thinking skills and presents a case study in teaching domain-specific strategies. A videodisc-based program called "Mastering Ratios and Word Problems Strategies" is described, and the debate over teaching broad-based thinking processes versus content-specific skills is…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Instructional Effectiveness
Schitai, Amit – Educational Technology, 1989
Describes the process of creating an interactive videodisc for teaching Hebrew as a foreign language at the University of Michigan. Learning processes for foreign languages are discussed, lesson objectives and planning are explained, production considerations in planning the video are described, and examples of computer activities are given. (six…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer System Design, Courseware, Hebrew
Bowers, Dennis; Tsai, Chia – Educational Technology, 1990
Describes the HyperCard program and explains HyperTalk, the programing language it uses. Implications of HyperCard for educational researchers are discussed, including software design and development, the concept of learner control, and computer-assisted instruction that incorporates videodiscs and CD-ROM. A case study using HyperCard in…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Educational Research
Peterson, Larry; And Others – Educational Technology, 1988
Describes a study in which videodisks were used to teach fractions, decimals, and percents to fifth graders. Student scores on mastery tests are reported, and the reactions of teachers and students to the technology are described. (8 references) (CLB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Educational Technology, Elementary Education, Grade 5
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