ERIC Number: ED054651
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971-May-15
Reference Count: 0
Computer Terminal Selection: Some Instructional and Psychological Implications.
Brown, Bobby R.; O'Neil, Harold F.
Factors which have previously provided the basis for decisions as to the use of CRT (cathode ray tube) of teletype terminals in computer-assisted instruction (CAI) may be decreasing in importance. Specifically, differential cost factors and teleprocessing capability may no longer provide a basis for differentiating between CRTs and teletypes. In this paper several experiments are reviewed, and the instructional and psychological implications of instructional terminals are discussed. The major terminal characteristics discussed are cost, teleprocessing capability, presentation, rate, and display mode. The major instructional and psychological implications discussed are device memory load factors and instructional time and efficiency. Student characteristics of intelligence and anxiety are discussed in relation to instructional terminal characteristics. (Author)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Naval Research, Washington, DC. Personnel and Training Branch.
Authoring Institution: Florida State Univ., Tallahassee. Computer-Assisted Instruction Center.