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Perry, Deborah L. – Educational Technology, 2002
Discussion of informal learning (intrinsically motivated, non-linear, and self-directed) in museums focuses on a study of museum professionals that investigated learning experiences in their lives. Highlights four types of learning: sparking an interest; delayed learning; visceral learning; and wrap-around learning. (LRW)
Descriptors: Incidental Learning, Independent Study, Learning Processes, Motivation
Rowland, Gordon; Hetherington, John; Raasch, Jennifer – Educational Technology, 2002
Discusses factors that contribute to powerful learning experiences based on the results of two studies that examined diverse groups and more coherent groups of individuals. Topics include the highly individual nature of learning; problems that can create for instructional designers; relevance of learning to life and/or work; active learning; and…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Individual Differences, Instructional Design, Learning Experience
van Merrienboer, Jeroen J. G.; Seel, Norbert M.; Kirschner, Paul A. – Educational Technology, 2002
Discusses the use of mental models to build bridges between three models of instructional design that are described and thus provide a more powerful foundation: one that stresses learning outcomes in knowledge structures; one that focuses on learning processes; and one that focuses on real-life task performance and strategies for authentic…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Learning Processes, Learning Strategies, Models
Tiene, Drew – Educational Technology, 2002
Examines 20 of the most important issues for professionals in the field of educational technology including learning, policy, social, technology, and future issues. Describes how these issues have been effectively taught in a college course using problem-based learning approaches and speculates on what kind of issues may soon become important.…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Learning Processes
Shibley, Ivan A. – Educational Technology, 2001
Discusses the amount of money being spent to buy computers for classrooms and emphasizes the need for more money to be spent on teacher training to successfully integrate computers into the curriculum. Reviews state surveys on technology plans and teacher training and considers the effects of staff development on student achievement. (LRW)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Development, Educational Finance
Ali, Ahmed; Franklin, Teresa – Educational Technology, 2001
Discussion of the integration of educational technology focuses on Internet integration in classrooms and its effect on students' learning and teacher-student relationships. Describes results of a study of Internet use among undergraduates, including positive and negative influences on student learning and the effects of Internet use on classroom…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Higher Education, Internet, Learning Processes
Trombley, Laura E. Skandera; Flanagan, William G. – Educational Technology, 2001
Discusses the impact of the World Wide Web in terms of epistemology. Topics include technological innovations, including new dimensions of virtuality; the accessibility of information; tracking Web use via cookies; how the Web transforms the process of learning and knowing; linking information sources; and the Web as an information delivery…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Epistemology, Information Dissemination, Information Sources
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
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
Gysbers, Norman C.; Moore, Earl J. – Educational Technology, 1971
The authors discuss three kinds of learning involved in the career development process and look at some of the media techniques that can be used to attain career development objectives. (AA)
Descriptors: Career Development, Educational Media, Learning Processes
Duda, Mary Jane – Educational Technology, 1970
Descriptors: Group Dynamics, Individualized Instruction, Learning Processes, Student Role
Stark, James W. – Educational Technology, 1974
An examination of the role of commercially available materials in textbook form in a laboratory setting. (Author)
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Independent Study, Individualized Instruction, Learning Processes
Boutwell, Richard C.; Barton, Grant E. – Educational Technology, 1974
Descriptors: Aptitude, Aptitude Treatment Interaction, Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development
Lawson, Tom E. – Educational Technology, 1974
A look at the two dimensions of the structure of content for instructional purposes: 1) psychological; and, 2) logical. (HB)
Descriptors: Dimensional Preference, Educational Technology, Instruction, Instructional Design
McMeen, George R. – Educational Technology, 1983
Verbal information contained in a multimedia presentation should be seen in a holistic sense. A close interrelationship exists between audio and visual; they express information for a common purpose. The task of the designer is to interweave them meaningfully. (MBR)
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Instructional Materials, Learning Processes, Learning Theories
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