ERIC Number: ED039715
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1970
Reference Count: 0
Adaptive Machine Aids to Learning.
Starkweather, John A.
With emphasis on man-machine relationships and on machine evolution, computer-assisted instruction (CAI) is examined in this paper. The discussion includes the background of machine assistance to learning, the current status of CAI, directions of development, the development of criteria for successful instruction, meeting the needs of users, requirements for a computer system to handle conversational interaction, feedback and adaptation of machine systems, the choice of man or machine for educational tasks, and the likely results of increased machine intelligence on instruction. (SP)
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