ERIC Number: ED060919
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1971-Sep
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DISCUS Interactive System Users' Manual. Final Report.
Silver, Steven S.; Meredith, Joseph C.
The results of the second 18 months (December 15, 1968-June 30, 1970) of effort toward developing an Information Processing Laboratory for research and education in library science is reported in six volumes. This volume contains: the basic on-line interchange, DISCUS operations, programming in DISCUS, concise DISCUS specifications, system author mode, and exercises. DISCUS is an interpretive man-computer interface system. The six parts of this manual contains: (1) an introduction to the general idea of computer assisted instruction, (2) an explanation of the several DISCUS statements, (3) a discussion of the role of the programmer vis-a-vis the author/instructor, (4) definitions and specifications, (5) a description of the program debugging facilities provided by the DISCUS language and (6) six series of exercises supplementing Parts II and III. (Other volumes of this report are available as LI 003607 through 003609, and LI 003611). (Author/NH)
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Sponsor: Office of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC. Bureau of Research.
Authoring Institution: California Univ., Berkeley. Inst. of Library Research.