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ERIC Number: ED175459
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-Feb
Reference Count: 0
Projection for the Future of Instructional Computing in the Montgomery County Public Schools.
Fennell, Joseph P.; And Others
This report summarizes the findings of a one man-month study of the current status and future direction of instructional computing in the Montgomery County, Maryland, Public Schools including computer assisted instruction, computer managed instruction, computer assisted problem solving, and data processing education. The report is presented in six sections: (1) the approach--a description of the methods used for gathering information; (2) current status of instructional computing in the MCPS system--brief descriptions of the present deployment and use of computer terminals in the schools and the Learner-Centered Management Support System (LCMSS); (3)the future of instructional computing in MCPS--a five year projection for instructional computing and questions about the validity of such predictions; (4) a descriptive analysis of the MCPS computer system; (5) possible future developments in instructional computing, investigating alternatives for expansion and relating costs for these alternative methods; and (6) recommendations summarizing the major findings of the study. (Author/RAO)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Human Resources Research Organization, Alexandria, VA.
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Public Schools, Rockville, MD.