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Over the past twelve years, the corpus migrated from a HyperCard driven CD-ROM to the World Wide Web while adding new materials and tools.
Additionally, HyperCard, which also performs some math functions, can be used for engineering applications.
The previews were developed based on: (1) critiques of HyperCard (e.g., Minch, 1990; Nielsen, Frehr, & Nymand, 1991); (2) the authors' prior experiences during previous Hypercard training; (3) observations of other instructors of HyperCard; and (4) a pilot study.
Apple Computer's HyperCard is an excellent example of comparative categorical framing, by evoking comparisons with a generally related extra-categorical object class: index file cards.
Most of the other programs can be described either as books on CD or as HyperCard stack models for conducting workshops.
HyperCard also allows the instructor to open a specific file in a supporting application such as a spreadsheet or graphics program with a mouse click rather than typing specific path names in hard disk directories while the class becomes distracted by something else.
The somewhat pretentious presentation of Shakespeare's Twelfth Night is countered by the more humble approach of Shakespeare's Life and Times, whose hypercard design supports material that is more pedagogically sound and more aware of the ways that computer technology can "perform" texts.
Students were then introduced to the Macintosh compute software authoring system called HyperCard. Presentation of HyperCard was by the first authors personal instruction.
Last summer at the Computer Access Center's science and technology workshop, he began learning HyperCard, a programming language.
A good way for students to use the electronic tool that Callister and Dunne mention, HyperCard, is to create presentations, demonstrations, and lessons for one another.
However, he writes, "most computer-stored information lacks multiple connections for finding out more about what it is on the screen or branching off into new directions." Using hypertext programs such as HyperCard, information can be pleasingly displayed on the screen while allowing a user to jump easily from subject to subject, or go deeper and deeper for more details.
The software platform is completely supported by the company's software application HyperCard. HyperCard is extremely versatile, flexible, easy to program, and user friendly.