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ERIC Number: ED075992
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Feb
Pages: 105
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Naval Academy's CAI Project (Computer-Assisted Instruction Project). Final Project Report 1 July 1968 - 30 June 1971.
Sandeford, W. H.; And Others
Aimed at improving officer education through the use of modern technology, a two-pronged computer-assisted instruction (CAI) effort was initiated. CAI techniques and methods utilized in the dual projects (CAI-Teletype and CAI 1500) are discussed under three categories: computational, non-computational, and computer management of instruction. Courses in science, engineering, and naval science were developed and tested in the CAI-Teletype Project which then went operational with 125 teletype terminals accessing a Honeywell 635 computer system. The CAI-1500 Project featured sophisticated student terminals and utilized the IBM 1500 Instructional System in a more extensive, more tutorial manner aimed at replacing parts or all of conventional instruction in selected situations. Instructional modules were developed for four academic courses: General Chemistry, Modern Physics, Naval Operations Analysis, and Basic Russian I. (Author/MC)
National Technical Information Service, Springfield, Virginia 22151 (AD-746 855; MF $.95; HC $3.00)
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Sponsor: Bureau of Naval Personnel, Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD. Educational Systems Center.