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ERIC Number: ED010498
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1966-Dec-31
Pages: 125
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Reference Count: 0
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EXPERIMENTATION WITH COMPUTER-ASSISTED INSTRUCTION IN TECHNICAL EDUCATION. SEMI-ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORT.
BRANDON, GEORGE L.; MITZEL, HAROLD E.
THE THIRD 6-MONTH PERIOD OF OPERATION OF A COMPUTER-ASSISTED INSTRUCTION (CAI) EFFORT IN TECHNICAL EDUCATION WAS COVERED IN THIS REPORT. THE OBJECTIVES OF THE TOTAL PROGRAM (A 4-YEAR EFFORT) WERE (1) TO COMPARE CAI WITH OTHER EDUCATIONAL STRATEGIES, (2) TO PREPARE INSTRUCTIONAL MATERIALS, (3) TO TRAIN PERSONNEL, AND (4) TO DISSEMINATE RESULTS OF RESEARCH. FIVE BARRIERS TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF CAI WERE DISCUSSED--(1) DELAY OF PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT WAITING FOR IMPROVED HARDWARE AND VICE VERSA, (2) LACK OF EXPERIENCE AND METHODOLOGY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF ACHIEVEMENT MEASURES, (3) EXCESSIVE TIME REQUIRED TO WRITE A CAI PROGRAM, (4) LACK OF KNOWLEDGE OF THE APPROPRIATE BALANCE BETWEEN CAI AND TEACHER INSTRUCTION, AND (5) RESTRICTION OF EXCHANGE OF CAI PROGRAMS DUE TO LACK OF COMPATIBILITY OF COMPUTERS. IT WAS CONCLUDED THAT IT WAS INAPPROPRIATE AT THE TIME OF REPORTING TO MAINTAIN THAT CAI DOES OR DOES NOT PROVIDE MORE EFFICIENT METHODS OF TEACHING. (AL)
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Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Univ., University Park.
Identifiers: PENNSYLVANIA