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Hartley, James; Cabanac, Guillaume – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2017
New technology allows us to collect rich and voluminous data about refereeing--something that was not possible before. In this quantitative study, we consider data about the dates of sending (1) suitable papers to "BJET," (2) the papers to referees and (3) when the referees' reports are returned to the editor. To do this, we examined…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Peer Evaluation, Writing for Publication, Journal Articles
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Hartley, James – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2007
This paper reviews the effects of new technology on teaching and learning by considering examples of studies carried out with five kinds of teaching in five contexts. The five teaching situations are direct instruction, adjunct instruction, facilitating the skills of learning, facilitating social skills and widening learners' horizons. The five…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education
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Hartley, James; Sotto, Eric; Pennebaker, James – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2003
Discusses effects of new technology on writing by assessing whether an experienced writer's style of writing changes with new technology. Compares typed word-processed letters with dictated word-processed letters after a change to a voice recognition system and indicates more of an influence on the writing process than on the written products.…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Comparative Analysis, Computer Software, Letters (Correspondence)
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Hartley, James; Howe, Michael; McKeachie, Wilbert – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2001
Assesses whether or not people's writing styles and ways of thinking change when new technologies are introduced. Compares material written over a 30-year period and concludes that writing styles were consistent over time, even though new technologies changed the ways the individual writers worked. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Longitudinal Studies, Technological Advancement, Writing Processes
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Hartley, James – British Journal of Educational Technology, 1993
Reviews the potential of word processors for changing the ways in which students process written text and think about writing. Three levels of computer-aided writing are considered: simple word processors; computer-aided writing programs; and higher-level computer-aided processing; and improvements in writing quality. (41 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Assisted Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Literature Reviews
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Hartley, James; Mills, Richard L. – British Journal of Educational Technology, 1973
An investigation into the relationships between typography, communication and learning. (HB)
Descriptors: Communication (Thought Transfer), Communication Skills, Educational Technology, Instructional Design
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Hartley, James – British Journal of Educational Technology, 1994
Reviews research literature on the design of text for older readers. Topics include improving typographically simple layouts through the use of larger type, more readable text, clearer layouts, and summaries, headings and signals; and improving typographically complex texts such as income tax forms, diagrams, and procedural instructions. (31…
Descriptors: Advance Organizers, Aging (Individuals), Diagrams, Flow Charts
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Michael, David; Hartley, James – British Journal of Educational Technology, 1991
Describes two studies conducted in the United Kingdom that tested the effectiveness of flowcharts versus contingency statements for solving complex problems, one with secondary school students and one with senior citizens. Two measures of effectiveness are considered, speed and accuracy; and the effects of practice upon using the materials are…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Comparative Analysis, Flow Charts, Foreign Countries
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Hartley, James; And Others – British Journal of Educational Technology, 1989
Reviews two studies that examined the effects of the sex of the speaker and the sex of the listener on recall from a medical audiotape. A study with undergraduates is described, as well as a study with secondary school students that had the added dimension of ability grouping based on reading comprehension. (32 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Ability Grouping, Analysis of Variance, Audiotape Recordings, Higher Education
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Hartley, James – British Journal of Educational Technology, 1988
Discusses ways in which some of the principles for producing effective written text can be applied to the production of instructional audiotapes. Two experiments with university students are described that tested re-recorded audiotapes to evaluate the effectiveness of adding text design principles, and further research needs are suggested. (45…
Descriptors: Audiotape Recordings, Comparative Analysis, Higher Education, Instructional Design