Simulation and Research Models as Teaching Tools

  • Edward C. DeLand
  • R. B. Dell
  • R. Ramakrishnan
Part of the Computers in Biology and Medicine book series (CBM)


The most challenging task for an author of a computer-assisted instruction program is to capture and hold the student user’s attention. A system designed for elective education — where student motivation can neither be coerced or assumed — can and should have distinct, even dramatic advantages over classical methods. Thoughtfully organized, computer-based programs can be intrinsically compelling and can bring a quality of excitement to learning that is possible no other way.


Research Model Teaching Tool Biochemical Model Behavioral Equation Kernel Model 
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© Plenum Press, New York 1978

Authors and Affiliations

  • Edward C. DeLand
    • 1
  • R. B. Dell
    • 2
  • R. Ramakrishnan
    • 2
  1. 1.Division of Thoracic Surgery, Health Science CenterUniversity of CaliforniaLos AngelesUSA
  2. 2.Columbia College of Physicians and SurgeonsBabies HospitalNew YorkUSA

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