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Collins, Mauri P.; Berge, Zane L. – Educational Technology, 2003
Presents an instructional design framework that stresses the alignment of learning outcomes, learning activities, and evaluation and feedback. Focuses on student learning rather than instructional input; encourages faculty development to enable them to design their own courses; considers course resources, practice activities, and interaction; and…
Descriptors: Evaluation Methods, Faculty Development, Feedback, Higher Education
Bussell, Linda – Educational Technology, 2001
Explains haptic computer interfaces for Web sites that relay touch-sensory feedback to the user. Discusses the importance of touch to cognition and learning; whether haptics can improve performance and learning; haptic interfaces for accessibility for blind and physically impaired users; comparisons of haptic devices; barriers to implementation;…
Descriptors: Access to Computers, Accessibility (for Disabled), Comparative Analysis, Computer Interfaces
Patel, Ashok; Kinshuk; Russell, David – Educational Technology, 1999
Discusses competence and learning in the numeric domain and describes the implementation of the cognitive apprenticeship concepts through the use of granular interface, dynamic feedback, and facilities for far transfer of knowledge, as well as their contribution in arriving at a recommended implementation framework. Considers intelligent tutoring…
Descriptors: Competence, Feedback, Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Learning Processes
King, Paul E.; Behnke, Ralph R. – Educational Technology, 1999
Discusses the value of feedback in performance improvement and reviews an emerging theoretical perspective called feedback intervention theory as well as emerging technologies and practices related to feedback delivery in instruction. Topics include theories of learning; electronically mediated communication; and immediate feedback. Contains 53…
Descriptors: Computer Mediated Communication, Educational Technology, Feedback, Instructional Design
Earle, Rodney S. – Educational Technology, 1992
Examines the values and purposes of homework and reviews pertinent literature on the topic. Instructional design theory is described and used as a theoretical base to suggest that homework can be a valid component of the learning process to stimulate recall, provide feedback, assess performance, and enhance retention and transfer. (36 references)…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Secondary Education, Feedback, Homework
Ference, Pamela R.; Vockell, Edward L. – Educational Technology, 1994
Discusses adult learner characteristics, explains events of instruction, and describes how the characteristics of adult learners can be merged with these events of instruction to help facilitate instruction in software use. Highlights include gaining attention; motivation; stimulating recall of prerequisite material; feedback; performance…
Descriptors: Adult Learning, Adult Students, Computer Software, Evaluation Methods
Swick, Kevin J. – Educational Technology, 1989
Discusses roles that parents and teachers can perform to facilitate children's interactions with computers. Highlights include: (1) designing computer environments, including learner control, learning activities, and relating computer experiences to other learning processes; (2) adult interactions with children; and (3) observation and feedback…
Descriptors: Child Development, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Environment, Feedback
Driskell, James E.; Dwyer, Daniel J. – Educational Technology, 1984
Examines advantages of using videogame format for training, including practicality, relatively inexpensive hardware, ability to use multi-purpose software modules, motivational advantages of increased student interest and instructional effectiveness, and instructional features such as the adaptive interactive nature of videogames. An example of a…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Definitions, Educational Games, Epistemology
Caskey, Owen L.; Trang, Myron – Educational Technology, 1980
Covers the conditions that influence interpersonal process recall (IPR), how it can be used for instructional improvement, the types of recall which can be used with the IPR approach, and some long range outcomes and implications of IPR. Sources for an IPR manual and workshop information are given. (MER)
Descriptors: Feedback, Instructional Improvement, Learning Processes, Recall (Psychology)