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Cory, Sheila – Computers in the Schools, 1991
Discusses changes that have occurred in educational computing since 1983 and considers leadership needs for the future. Hardware and software are discussed; approaches to computers in the curriculum are reviewed; and developmental stages in involving a school district with computer use are explained, including the role of leadership at each stage.…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Curriculum Development, Educational Technology
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Myers, Robert J.; Burton, John K. – Computers in the Schools, 1994
Defines hypermedia and related terminology and provides an overview of the history of the development of hypertext, hypermedia, and associated technology. Discusses implications of use of hypermedia in education, such as possible change in the structure of the classroom and the role of teachers. (JKP)
Descriptors: Computer Interfaces, Computer Software Development, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Media
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Romiszowski, Alex; Abrahamson, Andrew – Computers in the Schools, 1994
Provides brief history of Structural Communication (SC) methodology and discusses its use for teaching eighth-grade literature. Examines strengths and weaknesses of SC in print and hypermedia formats, and discusses the computer-based implementation of this participatory method of instruction. (JKP)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Development, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware
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Collis, Betty; Anderson, Ron – Computers in the Schools, 1994
A historical background and current assessment of computer uses in education is presented with specific emphasis on student achievement in computer literacy and international applicability of objectives from stage two of the Computers in Education Study (COMPED). The COMPED Study involves a cross-cultural examination of how information…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Cross Cultural Studies
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Leasure, Robert W. – Computers in the Schools, 1994
Gives an overview of past, present, and future developments of computer use in Soviet education. Emphasis is on new legislation permitting increased interaction between eastern and western parts of the globe which would allow information sharing. Joint partnerships would aid in the manufacturing of computers in sufficient numbers for use in…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Price, Robert – Computers in the Schools, 1989
Presents a brief history of the development of computer-assisted instruction (CAI). Topics discussed include programmed instruction (PI); PLATO; CAI in elementary and secondary public schools; computer-managed instruction (CMI); administrative uses of computers; the development of minicomputers and microcomputers; educational software and its…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education