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Subject Definition

Instructional technology aims to promote the application of validated, practical procedures in the design and delivery of instruction. It is often defined either in terms of media and other technology used (e.g. audiovisual media and equipment and computers), or in terms of a systematic process which encompasses instructional design, development, delivery and evaluation.

 

Instructional Tech

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  • ERIC (EBSCO)  
      
    Educational index of research documents, journal articles, technical reports, program descriptions and evaluations, and curricular materials. Consists of the print indexes Resources in Education (RIE) and the Current Index to Journals in Education (CIJE)
  • Computer Source  
      
    Covers market information on computers, telecommunications, electronics, and the Internet. Includes full-text articles from 135 periodicals. Subset of Academic Search Complete.

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