Personnel Technology: Using an Inexpensive Computer-Based System to Teach Performance-Oriented Skill.
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A research program compared computer-based and programmed textbook-based curricula for training students to troubleshoot digital logic circuits. The curricula contained identical theoretical material arranged in identical, logical formats, but the students in the computer-based curriculum received experience in troubleshooting and interacting with simulations of digital logic circuits driven by the computer, while the students in the text-based curriculum used diagrams of digital logic circuits and written explanations in lieu of demonstrations and troubleshooting exercises. The results are discussed. Modified author abstract
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