This research examines the issue of the effectiveness of the use of computer in the instructional process. Effectiveness within the context of this research refers to learning outcomes.
The Application of Technology to Instruction
Definitions of instructional technology typically vary according to the way in which the factor is conceptualized by those individuals constructing the definitions (Saettler, 1994, p. 2). There are two widely accepted conceptualizations of instructional technology?the physical science concept and the behavioral science concept.
When instructional technology is considered within the context of physical science, it is typically viewed as the application..