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Multimedia Instruction And Computer Aided Instruction For Teaching Biology

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  • Rajshree Vaishnav
  • Pratima Parage

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Teaching has to do with helping individuals acquire knowledge, skills and attitudes in different areas of learning. Teaching is guiding, facilitating and motivating learners. The aim of teaching is not only to transmit information but also to transform passive students into active receptors of knowledge and constructors of their own knowledge To transform such knowledge requires professional practice to be continuously re-examined and updated for best use of digital technologies for teaching, learning and school improvement. To meet this requirement the present study is undertaken in which Interactive Multimedia Instruction and Computer aided Instruction for teaching Biology was compared in terms of achievement of students. The result indicated that Interactive Multimedia Instruction IMI is more effective than Computer Aided Instruction CAI. This indicates that technology equip teacher is better than technology based self learning. Key words: Interactive Multimedia Instruction IMI, Computer Aided Instruction, Creativity, Achievement, Criterion reference test

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  • Rajshree Vaishnav & Pratima Parage, 2013. "Multimedia Instruction And Computer Aided Instruction For Teaching Biology," Working papers 2013-9-1, Voice of Research.
  • Handle: RePEc:vor:issues:2013-9-1
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