ERIC Number: ED366300
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-May
Reference Count: N/A
Ocotillo: Improving Learning through Instruction. Interim Report, 1989-90.
Walters, Jim, Ed.; Jacobs, Alan, Ed.
Continuing work begun at a 1988 conference, the Ocotillo Action/Research Groups of the Maricopa Community Colleges (Arizona) explored ways to enhance the use of educational technology and to capitalize on future developments in the field. These interim reports cover work done in 1989-90 and serve as a basis for the next projected conference. The reports include: (1) "Access" (Dave Dalby and Mike Rooney); (2) "Computer Conferencing" (Bill Snyder); (3) "Directory of Software in the District" (Greg Swan); (4) "Electronic Forms and Approvals" (Ken Roberts and Nonie Bernard); (5) "Ergonomics" (Betty Brinton); (6) "Federal/Foundation Funding" (Fred Gaudet and Bertha Landrum); (7) "Library Issues" (Carmen Coracides and Laurita Moore); (8) "Non-Traditional Instructional Issues" (Betty Field and Naomi Story); (9) "Standards" (Manny Griego and Jan Baltzer); (10) "Support for Technologies" (Betsy Hertzler, Jamie Cavalier, and Lionel Martinez); and (11) "Teaching and Learning" (Billie Hughes and Marti McCorkindale). (SLD)
Descriptors: Academic Libraries, Access to Information, Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Development, Directories, Discussion Groups, Educational Improvement, Educational Technology, Financial Support, Higher Education, Human Factors Engineering, Information Technology, Library Development, Nontraditional Education, Research Reports, Standards, Technological Advancement, Teleconferencing
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Maricopa County Community Coll. District, Tempe, AZ. Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction.
Identifiers: Maricopa County Community College District AZ; Support Systems
Note: For additional "Ocotillo Reports", see IR 016 494-499.