ERIC Number: ED031960
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1967-Nov
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There's A Computer in Your Future.
This reprint from "American Education" contains five articles on the future of computers in education. The first article presents the advantages of using centrally operated facilities in school districts; the advantages of offering courses in computer technology to high school students; and some of the capabilities of computers for improving instruction, such as grading, flexible scheduling, special education, and planning. The second article deals with the virtues of computer-assisted instruction (CAI) and with the changes in teachers' roles which accompany the utilization of CAI. The third article details five ways to use computers in education: career guidance, systematic long range building planning, medical simulations, CAI, and paperwork organization and acceleration. The fourth article stresses the need for awareness of the capabilities of computers in education, and the fifth deals with computer-related activities which are supported by federal funds. (SM)
Descriptors: Career Planning, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science Education, Computers, Education, Educational Change, Institutional Cooperation, Medical Education, School Planning, Teacher Role
Superintendent of Documents, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402.
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
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