ERIC Number: ED202472
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1979-Jul-1
Reference Count: 0
Fourth Summative Report of the Delaware PLATO Project.
Hofstetter, Fred T.
A brief history of the Delaware PLATO project and descriptions of new developments in facilities, applications, user services, research, evaluation, and courseware produced since the Third Summative Report (1978) are provided, as well as an overview of PLATO applications at the University of Delaware. Sample lessons, illustrations, and activity summaries are presented for the 27 departments currently using PLATO and seven pre-college applications sponsored by the project; new sites of development in psychology, nursing, and physical education are indicated; and applications recently begun in biology, sociology, health education, and microprocessor implementations are described. The use of a standard questionnaire to gather student opinions about PLATO is described, and a copy of the questionnaire is included. Program growth is discussed in terms of the number of on-campus terminals, the capacity of the central computer, and the addition of new staff members. Brief abstracts summarize faculty research in the areas of perception, student achievement, and programming strategies, and a catalog of programs currently under development is appended. (BK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Delaware Univ., Newark.
Note: Figures may not reproduce. For related documents, see ED 168 577 and IR 009 347.