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The Effects Of Different Systems Of Positive Reinforcement On Computer-Based Learning , Yang Mei-Hsueh Tsai Jan 1992

The Effects Of Different Systems Of Positive Reinforcement On Computer-Based Learning , Yang Mei-Hsueh Tsai

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The purpose of the study was to investigate the effectiveness of three selected hierarchies of positive reinforcement stimuli (i.e., text, text with sound, and text with moving picture as well as sound effects) coupled with different presentation schedules (i.e., continuous, fixed-ratio, and variable-ratio) on computer-based learning of the arithmetic concepts of addition. To fulfill the purpose, nine computer programs which had identical instructional content were developed on Apple II computers using SuperPILOT software. Although the programs had identical instructional content, each program had a different reinforcement system. These nine reinforcement systems were the combinations of two factors, reinforcement ...


Educator Change During The Adoption Of Hypermedia, Dennis Wayne Mcelroy Jan 1992

Educator Change During The Adoption Of Hypermedia, Dennis Wayne Mcelroy

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Children's Television Favorites And The Values They Portray: As Perceived By Children And Adults, Lori Perkins-Detrick Jan 1992

Children's Television Favorites And The Values They Portray: As Perceived By Children And Adults, Lori Perkins-Detrick

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Learner Characteristics And Hypermedia, Sara Joan Schafer Jan 1992

Learner Characteristics And Hypermedia, Sara Joan Schafer

Retrospective Theses and Dissertations

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