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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
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
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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Kozma, Robert B. – Educational Technology, Research and Development, 1994
Addresses Clark's position that media do not influence learning (EJ 294 173). The need to consider the capabilities of media as they interact with the cognitive and social processes by which knowledge is constructed is posited. This approach is examined within the context of two major media-based projects. Implications for theory, research, and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Context Effect, Criticism
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Gardner, John; McNally, Helena – British Journal of Educational Technology, 1995
Reports on a project commissioned by the National Council for Educational Technology designed to investigate the potential for interactive video in school-based initial teacher training; results are derived from an empirical study in 26 schools. Training needs; interactive video in distance learning and staff development; and the potential for…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Distance Education, Educational Technology, Instructional Development