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Date of Award


Document Type

Dissertation - Pacific Access Restricted

Degree Name

Doctor of Education (Ed.D.)


Graduate School

First Advisor

Heath Lowry

First Committee Member

Ruth Marie Faurot

Second Committee Member

Shirley Jennings

Third Committee Member

William J. Darden

Fourth Committee Member

O. Boyd Mathias


Purpose: The purpose of this study was to investigate the frequencies of the use/non-use of both selected commercially and locally produced new educational media software by faculty members who taught reading methods courses in California teacher education institutions. It also sought to investigate the reasons the faculty members gave for their use/non-use of the selected new educational media hardware and software



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