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ERIC Number: ED015882
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1967-Oct-2
Pages: 8
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Reference Count: 0
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TRAINING AND RESEARCH PROGRAM IN COMPUTER APPLICATIONS.
HUNKA, S.
TO MAKE EDUCATIONAL RESEARCHERS AND TEACHERS MORE AWARE OF THE VALUES OF ELECTRONIC AUTOMATION, THIS ARTICLE PROPOSES A TRAINING-RESEARCH PROGRAM USING THE IBM 360/67 AND THE IBM 1500 COMPUTERS. PARTICIPANTS WOULD BE SELECTED FROM (1) POST-DOCTORAL AND PROFESSIONAL UNIVERSITY STAFF MEMBERS ON SABBATICAL LEAVE WHOSE MAIN INTEREST IS EDUCATIONAL RESEARCH, (2) GRADUATE STUDENTS STUDYING TOWARD A MASTER'S OR DOCTORAL DEGREE, AND (3) PRACTICING TEACHERS WHO MAY OR MAY NOT BE IN CATEGORIES 1 OR 2. DURING THE ACADEMIC TERM AT ALBERTA UNIVERSITY, COURSE WORK WOULD CONSIST OF (A) SEMINARS--6 HOURS PER WEEK FOR 4 MONTHS TO INTRODUCE THE TRAINEE TO FORTRAN IV AND APL COMPUTER LANGUAGES, (B) 2 MONTHS OF INSTRUCTION IN THE USE OF THE IBM 1500 INCLUDING PROGRAMMING A NUMBER OF SMALL TEACHING PROGRAMS AND (C) 4 MONTHS OF WORKING ON COMPUTER PROGRAMS RELEVANT TO THE TRAINEES' RESEARCH INTEREST. DURING THE SUMMER PARTICIPANTS WOULD BE INTRODUCED TO THE COURSE-WRITER II AND THE APL LANGUAGES AND ASSISTED IN PREPARING TEACHING PROGRAMS IN THEIR SUBJECT SPECIALTY. POST-DOCTORAL STUDENTS WOULD BE REQUIRED TO REVIEW AND REPORT ON RESEARCH PAPERS RELATED TO COMPUTER APPLICATIONS IN THEIR AREA OF INTEREST. (AW)
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Authoring Institution: Alberta Univ., Edmonton.
Identifiers: APL Programing Language; FORTRAN Programing Language; University of Alberta (Canada)