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Characteristics of effective instructional technology

Series or Serial: Mosaic: Research Notes on Literacy, Vol. 4, No. 2

Publisher: Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy

Published At: University Park, PA

Date Published: 1994

Distributor: Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy

Source Address: 204 Calder Way, Suite 209

Source City/State/Zip: University Park PA 16801

Material Type: Article

Intended Audience: General

Physical Media: Print

Subjects: Educational Technology; Computer Assisted Instruction; Computer Software Development

This article summarizes characteristics of effective instructional technology within the context of software development at the Institute for the Study of Adult Literacy. Included are interaction, feedback, learner control, learner-controlled accessories, directions and help, consistency, organization, graphics, assessment and record-keeping, customization, and instructor's manual. References are given.

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