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University of Central Florida

1993

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A Design For Implementing A Simulation For Training School Principals In Decision-Making Utilizing Videodisc Technology, Robert Henry Wright Jan 1993

A Design For Implementing A Simulation For Training School Principals In Decision-Making Utilizing Videodisc Technology, Robert Henry Wright

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

The purpose of the study was to design a simulation using a personal computer-based authoring system that could serve as a vehicle for investigating decision-making styles of educational administrators. The program was designed to be used at the graduate level for students seeking advanced degrees in educational leadership. The simulation makes use of simulation techniques for controlling presentation of material and data collection for subsequent analysis about information search and utilization procedures of administrators. The study was undertaken to demonstrate that nontechnical personnel using state-of-the-art technology could develop affordable and effective multimedia simulations. The study was also designed to demonstrate ...