ERIC Number: ED039703
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Introducing the Docile Technology Inmemoriam of CAI.
Bushnell, Don D.
The most common mode for the use of computers in education is for the student to be directed by the programed stimulus of the computer. This method has failed to solve the long-standing problems of education. The author suggests that the time-shared computer assisted instruction console should be used as a problem-solving tool for the student. He sees the computer as a tool for experimentation in new subject matters and as a simulator of unfamiliar environments. He finds the use of computers for drill and practice and tutorial projects to be inefficient. He discusses modifications that must be made in the mediation process if the student is to use the computer effectively. In the appendix several short papers discuss further uses for computers in education. A bibliography is appended. (JY)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: Academy for Educational Development, Washington, DC.
Note: This is one of the support papers for "To Improve Learning; a Report to the President and the Congress of the United States by the Commission on Instructional Technology", ED 034 905