ERIC Number: ED223189
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jul-1
Reference Count: 0
Sixth Summative Report of the Office of Computer-Based Instruction.
Hofstetter, Fred T.
This summary of developments and activities at the University of Delaware Office of Computer-Based Instruction (OCBI) during 1980-1981 includes: (1) a detailed account of the history and development of OCBI which covers background information, utilization rates, the organization of OCBI, the OCBI courseware development process, OCBI publications, the training of OCBI users, OCBI participation in the Association for the Development of Computer-Based Instructional Systems (ACDIS), and the development by OCBI of peripheral devices for instructional purposes; (2) a set of descriptions of the activities undertaken by individual academic departments and offices at the University of Delaware which make use of computer-based instruction; (3) descriptions of the computer-based instructional services provided by OCBI to users outside of the University of Delaware; and (4) a description of the internal research and evaluation efforts undertaken by OCBI, including summaries of OCBI research projects concerned with student achievement, perceptual processes, alternative learning strategies, research tools, and organizational assessment. Included in the text of the report are 6 data table and 117 figures. A catalog of instructional, research, and utilities programs under development by OCBI is appended. (JL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Delaware Univ., Newark.
Identifiers: PLATO; University of Delaware
Note: For related documents, see ED 202 472-473. OCBI formerly known as the Delaware PLATO Project. Charts may be marginally legible due to small print.