ERIC Number: ED107222
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1975
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The Computer in the School. Fastback No. 58.
Baker, Justine C.
Intended as an overview of the nature and use of computers in schools, this document describes the history and development of computers generally and of computer-assisted instruction (CAI) specifically. Included is information on several CAI systems currently in operation including (1) Programmed Logic for Automatic Teaching Operations (PLATO), (2) Time-Shared Interactive Computer-Controlled Information Television (TICCIT), (3) the LOGO programing language for mathematics instruction, and (4) Program for Learning in Accordance with Needs (PLAN). Comments are also provided on current capabilities and future directions of both administrative data processing and CAI in American Schools. (DGC)
Descriptors: Analog Computers, Autoinstructional Aids, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Computers, Data Processing, Digital Computers, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Man Machine Systems, Networks, Online Systems, Programing Languages, State of the Art Reviews, Time Sharing
Phi Delta Kappa, Eighth and Union, Box 789, Bloomington, Indiana 47401 ($0.50)
Publication Type: Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa Educational Foundation, Bloomington, IN.