ERIC Number: ED186019
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Nov
Reference Count: 0
The PLATO Elementary Demonstration Educational Outcome Evaluation. Final Report, Volumes I and II. Revised.
Swinton, Spencer S.; And Others
This report describes the implementation and evaluation activities of the University of Illinois Computer-Based Education Research Laboratory's demonstration of computer-delivered elementary reading and mathematics instruction in classroom settings using the PLATO system. Seven chapters include introductory material providing a context for the demonstration and an introduction to the PLATO system; descriptions of the Computer-based Education Research Laboratory, the curriculum project, and the evaluative data sources for reading and mathematics; implementation of the demonstrations; classroom activities presented from the role perspective of teachers, students, and classroom observers; the implementation of PLATO, depicted from both chronological and cross-sectional perspectives; achievement and attitude scale results; and the various test item results. Appendices contain five papers on pilot year analysis of the project; the demonstration year statistics; and all of the data collection instruments used during the project. (RAO)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Reports - Evaluative; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana. Computer-Based Education Research Lab.
Note: For a related document, see IR 008 386.