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Lim, Byung-Ro; Plucker, Jonathan A.; Nowak, Jeffrey A. – Educational Technology, 2001
Explains learning-by-Web design, an emerging approach to learning-by-design that uses the Web as a vehicle to conduct a project. Discusses student's motivation, the effects of group collaboration on student learning, the effects of content structure, the effects of Web publicity, visual design considerations, and balancing learning both design…
Descriptors: Group Dynamics, Guidelines, Hypermedia, Learning Processes
Chiou, Guey-Fa – Educational Technology, 1992
Discusses the design of computer-based learning materials and computer-based learning environments. Topics addressed include learning strategies; the roles of the learner and the computer; appropriate information technology; the situated learning concept; learning environment metaphors; the use of microcomputers and hypermedia; and personal…
Descriptors: Appropriate Technology, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Development, Courseware
Campoy, Renee – Educational Technology, 1992
Considers the role of educational technology in two views of the school reform movement: one that demands more from the existing educational system, and one that calls for restructuring of the existing system. The effectiveness of technology is addressed, models for technology use are described, and technology and constructivism are discussed. (31…
Descriptors: Appropriate Technology, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Courseware
Spiro, Rand J.; And Others – Educational Technology, 1991
Expands on constructivist theories that were discussed in an earlier issue. Highlights include cognitive flexible theory; multiple knowledge representations; prespecification of knowledge; teaching content versus skill; and cognitive flexibility hypertexts (CFHs), including the kinds of knowledge domains for which they should be used and the…
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer System Design, Hypermedia
Yang, Shu Ching – Educational Technology, 1996
Discusses a constructive approach to instructional hypermedia. Highlights include attributes of hypermedia, including links and nodes, multimedia environments, nonlinear access to information, and interactivity; instructional applications that stress the learners' active interaction and their control of the learning process; associative or…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Associative Learning, Constructivism (Learning), Cooperative Learning
Damarin, Suzanne K. – Educational Technology, 1993
Examines issues related to situated cognition and learning, both in the classroom and in the world. Topics discussed include educational theories; the situated nature of knowledge; the perception of experts; and the role of technology in situated learning, including virtual reality, hypertext, and telecommunications. (26 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Educational Theories, Experiential Learning
Sweeters, William – Educational Technology, 1994
Popular electronic tools for learning--tutorials, educational databases, learning nodes, simulations and educational games--are described, and their functions as part of the learning system are examined using Gagne's Events of Instruction model. Figures representing tutorial models are included. (Contains seven references.) (SLW)
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programming), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Courseware
Perelman, Lewis J. – Educational Technology, 1994
Responds to an earlier article that discussed school restructuring as it related to a book by this author. Topics addressed include hyperlearning; virtual reality; experience as separate from technology; and just-in-time learning. (LRW)
Descriptors: Criticism, Educational Change, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Luterbach, Kenneth J.; Reigeluth, Charles M. – Educational Technology, 1994
Offers a response to the previous article, discussing school reforms and restructuring; educational technology; hyperlearning; and future learning environments. (Contains five references.) (LRW)
Descriptors: Criticism, Educational Change, Educational Environment, Educational Technology
Hansen, Edmund – Educational Technology, 1990
Discussion of interactive educational technology (IET) focuses on a case study using a hypertext-related concept of interactive video to teach interviewing skills to graduate students. Topics discussed include teaching professional interpersonal skills; intelligent computer-assisted instruction; learning processes; learner control; teacher roles;…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Cooperative Learning, Educational Technology, Graduate Students