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Smith, Carl B.; Ingersoll, Gary M. – Educational Technology, 1984
Discusses results of a national survey of teachers and administrators at all grade levels to determine availability and use of audiovisual materials. Results indicate audiovisual material use seems stable between 1982 and 1983, probably due to large expenditures for microcomputers leaving less to spend on other categories of instructional…
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Elementary Secondary Education, Expenditures, Higher Education
Smith, Patricia L.; Boyce, Barbara Ann – Educational Technology, 1984
Briefly describes stages of the systematic design process for educational software including learning goals identification; considering medium suitability; developing performance objectives, criterion-referenced tests, and instructional strategies; and product evaluation and dissemination. Events of instruction are discussed in detail as they…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Design Requirements, Instructional Design
Gorth, William Phillip; Nassif, Paula M. – Educational Technology, 1984
Discusses design and evaluation issues relating to computer managed instruction (CMI). Major functions described include establishing identification database, processing performance data, report formulation, and utility functions. Evaluation issues discussed include customized versus generic CMI, user-friendliness, documentation, data entry…
Descriptors: Computer Managed Instruction, Documentation, Evaluation Criteria, Microcomputers
Arms, Valarie M. – Educational Technology, 1984
Describes the strategies used by a technical writing teacher who encouraged a dyslexic university engineering student to use a microcomputer as an aid in composition writing, and discusses how a word processing program was used to make the writing process easier and increase the student's self-confidence. (MBR)
Descriptors: College Students, Computer Assisted Instruction, Dyslexia, Higher Education
Lindenau, Suzanne E. – Educational Technology, 1984
Describes the computer-oriented information age, skills workers will need to keep pace, and how information technologies (microcomputers, communications satellites, and cable systems) can be utilized to support effective higher education. Obstacles to information technology use in education and how schools fail learners if technology is not…
Descriptors: Cable Television, Communications Satellites, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society)
Nilsen, Don L. F. – Educational Technology, 1984
Discusses the botanical, animal, clothing, and genealogy metaphors and personification present in terminology which describes the computer and its functions, and asserts that computers are becoming so personified there is little difference between terms associated with humans and computers. It is also suggested that programmers are becoming less…
Descriptors: Computers, Metaphors, Microcomputers, Programers
Diem, Richard A. – Educational Technology, 1984
Discusses an important question raised by education's rush toward micro-technology, i.e., how classroom teachers will be trained to master these aids and implement them within the curricular structure. A process centering on training for employed teachers and focusing on teacher's role in planning for effective use is proposed. (MBR)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement, Educational Objectives
Leiblum, M. D. – Educational Technology, 1984
Presents a set of pirnciples based on "Peter's People and Their Marvelous Ideas" (L. J. Peter, 1979) to explain the inner structures of computer assisted instruction. These principles relate to courseware development and testing, preparing guides, and computer assisted instruction service, languages, and systems. (MBR)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Designers, Guidelines, Microcomputers
Salisbury, David F. – Educational Technology, 1984
Based on the premise that educators should identify instructional problems before they use microcomputers for instruction, this article shows how needs assessment and instructional design relate to the decision. A three-phase questioning process is suggested to help determine when and where to use computer assisted instruction. (MBR)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Assisted Instruction, Decision Making, Instructional Design
Cohen, Vicki Blum – Educational Technology, 1983
Discusses attributes which are offered as set of standards to judge instructional software--those unique to design of microcomputer courseware and those included in design of all instruction. Curriculum role, modes of interaction, computer managed instruction, graphics, feedback, packaging, and manuals are noted. Fourteen references are included.…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs
Schwartz, Mimi – Educational Technology, 1982
Discusses use of the computer (which could be a word processor, mini-, or microcomputer) in the area of written composition and revision of text. Implications of this new writing tool are highlighted, including benefits in composing and revision strategies. (EJS)
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Higher Education, Instructional Design, Microcomputers
Grossnickle, Donald R.; And Others – Educational Technology, 1982
This report on current uses of microcomputers in instruction at Palatine High School, a suburban Chicago public secondary school, presents and discusses the results of a survey of the high school's faculty concerning their use of microcomputers as instructional aids. Differences among academic departments are outlined. (JL)
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Computer Assisted Instruction, Departments, Microcomputers
Wall, Shavaun M.; Taylor, Nancy E. – Educational Technology, 1982
Examines common curricular needs in written language instruction, and the advantages of using micorocmputers to teach descriptive writing. An example of an interactive computer-assisted instructional model for writing is discussed. Fourteen references are listed. (MER)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Programs, Descriptive Writing, Elementary Secondary Education
Hasselbring, Ted S. – Educational Technology, 1982
Describes a program designed to provide students with individualized spelling remediation using imitation and modeling techniques. (Author)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Education, Learning Disabilities, Microcomputers
Tolbert, Patricia H.; Tolbert, Charles M., II – Educational Technology, 1983
Details classroom use of SuperCalc, a software accounting package developed originally for small businesses, as a computerized gradebook. A procedure which uses data from the computer gradebook to produce weekly printed reports for parents is also described. (MBR)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Programs, Elementary Education
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