ERIC Number: ED255185
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
The Computer in Education and Training. Report of the Main Committee of the HSRC Education Research Programme. Part 1.
Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria (South Africa).
This report presents findings and recommendations of an investigation that surveyed and evaluated the current educational situation in South Africa and offered recommendations on the use of computers in education and training. The following concerns are discussed: computers in formal and nonformal education; strategies for the introduction of computer awareness and computer literacy; coordination of activities in the use of the computer in education and training; suggested specifications for microcomputer systems; specifications and criteria for the design and evaluation of educational courseware for use with computers; cost analysis for the integration of the computer in education; the use of the radio, television, and other information systems for the promotion of instruction and learning; and priorities with respect to the implementation of the computer in education and training. An outline of a computer awareness/literacy program is appended. (LMM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Human Sciences Research Council, Pretoria (South Africa).
Identifiers: Computer Uses in Education; Software Evaluation; South Africa
Note: For related document, see IR 011 556.