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Starr, Robin M. – Educational Technology, 1997
This paper presents a history of the Internet and the World Wide Web, describes benefits and disadvantages of the Web for instructional programs, makes recommendations for Web-based instructional design, and provides technical information for Web-based learning. A glossary of terms is also included. (PEN)
Descriptors: Distance Education, Educational Technology, Glossaries, Guidelines
Descy, Don E. – Educational Technology, 1997
Most users have misconceptions about how the Internet works. Provides a brief history of the Internet and Transmission Control Protocol/Internet Protocol (TCP/IP); discusses electronic mail, privacy, and voluntary and involuntary information gathering; and contrasts the Internet and libraries, focusing on the Internet's lack of consistent…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Education, Electronic Mail, Internet
Berkman, Dave – Educational Technology, 1992
Discussion of the relationship between education and broadcasting in the United States focuses on a historical review of periodical literature published between 1919 and 1924 relating to the educational use of radio, and literature published between 1937 and 1974 relating to the educational use of television. (35 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Educational Radio, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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