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ERIC Number: ED021476
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967
Pages: 323
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The Computer in American Education.
Bushnell, Don D., Ed.; Allen, Dwight W., Ed.
Trends in computer technology and electronic data processing as they relate to different facets of instruction and educational research are presented under four main topic areas: individualized instruction and social goals, computers in instruction and research, teaching the computer sciences, and information processing for education system. Specific subjects discussed in the first area are cybernation and changing goals in education, computers in the individualization of instruction, individual instruction through flexible administration, computer-based instruction and curriculum reform, and system planning for implementation of change. Secondly, educational innovation and improvement through computers, educational data banks, and higher order needs in contemporary school design are discussed. The third area deals with computer programing courses in secondary schools and colleges. And finally, the area of information processing includes the measurement of American education, the process of decision making at the State Department level, gaps in educational information systems, educational data processing in local school districts, computers in higher education, information needs in health, education, and welfare, and the development of educational data processing systems. An extensive bibliography and a selected list of conferences and their proceedings are also provided. (BB)
John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, N.Y. ($5.95)
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Sponsor: Fund for the Advancement of Education, New York, NY.
Authoring Institution: Association for Educational Data Systems, Washington, DC.