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Mastery learning direct instruction and problem based

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Unformatted text preview: e theory. Mastery learning, direct instruction, and problem-based learning are examples of instructional strategies that are presented in this chapter. Educational Technology Roblyer, Edwards and Havriluk (1997) define educational technology as teaching tools and the processes necessary to apply those tools. Examples of technology tools are computers and computer software, audiovisual equipment, 4 and technologies used to accommodate the needs of learners with disabilities. The processes involved in the use of educational technology are your decisions about how best to use technology to support your students’ learning. Research on Educational Technology and Classroom Learning Research on the effects of educational technology on classroom learning has yielded inconsistent results and a variety of opinions about the usefulness of educational technology (Clark, 1983, 1994; Clark & Sugrue, 1995; Hefzallah, 1999; Kent & McNergney, 1999). One explanation for the inconclusive research findings is that any evaluation of educational technology is also an evaluation of the instruction being supported by technology (Coley, Cradle...
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