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What is Programmed Instruction

Handbook of Research on Virtual Workplaces and the New Nature of Business Practices
Method of presenting new subject matter to students in a graded sequence of controlled steps. Students work through the programmed material by themselves at their own speed and after each step test their comprehension by answering an examination question or filling in a diagram (High Beam Encyclopedia, 2006).
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Instructional Design and E-Training
Julia D. Sweeny (James Madison University, USA)
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-59904-893-2.ch017
Online training or, e-training, can be less expensive, more efficient, and more productive than traditional face-to-face instruction. This chapter reviews why businesses are adopting Web-based instruction, characteristics of exemplary e-trainers and skills online instructors must attain. The primary focus of the chapter is on the importance of instructional design in analyzing the online audience and context; developing instructional strategies and online materials; implementing a Web-based course; and evaluating an online training program. Future trends and a conclusion complete the chapter.
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Instruction that involves the identification of precise behavioral objectives, the step by step sequencing of tasks in order to achieve these objectives, and evaluation and feedback at each step
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Behaviorism and Developments in Instructional Design and Technology
Sometimes called programmed learning, programmed instruction is a book or workbook that employs the principles proposed by Skinner in his design of the teaching machine, with a special emphasis on task analysis and reinforcement for correct responses.
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Behavior Analysis and ICT Education: Teaching Java with Programmed Instruction and Interteaching
A method for organizing knowledge for learning in incremental steps or frames of information where progress across successive steps requires demonstrated mastery at the level of the single step or frame.
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