ERIC Number: ED217884
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982-Mar
Reference Count: 0
The Videodisc and Implications for Interactivity.
Allard, Kim E.
This review of videodisc technology and its potential for use in conjunction with microcomputers in the development of interactive instructional systems includes: a brief discussion of the background and current state-of-the-art of videodisc technology; a review of videodisc formats and the costs and advantages of particular formats in the development of interactive educational systems; an outline of the unique instructional capabilities of interactive videodisc systems; a description of the Interactive Videodisc for Special Education Technology (IVSET) project, the equipment it employs, and the types of instructional materials it has produced for mentally handicapped non-readers; an account of the processes involved in developing and producing a videodisc for instructional purposes; and a concluding statement on the potential of the videodisc as an educational tool. (JL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Intelligent Video; Interactive Videodisc Special Education Technology
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Educational Research Association (New York, NY, March 19-23, 1982).