ERIC Number: ED126924
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1973-Dec
Reference Count: N/A
Research on Instructional Decision Models. Final Report.
Seidel, Robert J.
Optimization procedures for a computer-assisted instruction (CAI) system were developed using iterative development and tests of a series of instructional decision models (IDM). The result was a total systems effort in which the instruction was carried on by a dialogue between a computerized tutor and the student. A profile of the student, student characteristics at the time the course began, a map of the structure of the subject matter, and within-the-course history of information exchanges between the student and the CAI program were the factors examined. As factors and decision rules were increased, the IDM's were extended and retested to isolate the most appropriate combination of elements for the next version. The resulting IDM is adaptive to the different needs of individual students. (CH)
Descriptors: Aptitude Treatment Interaction, Autoinstructional Aids, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Programs, Computer Science Education, Computers, Educational Objectives, Educational Research, Experimental Programs, Higher Education, Individualized Programs, Instructional Systems, Learning, Models, Online Systems, Program Descriptions
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Washington, DC. Office of Experimental Projects and Programs.
Authoring Institution: Human Resources Research Organization, Alexandria, VA.