ERIC Number: ED143357
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977-May
Reference Count: 0
The Present and the Future in Educational Technology.
Koerner, James D.
This paper provides a description of the present state of development in educational technology as it has been illuminated by the Sloan Foundation's Technology in Education program. Current developments are reviewed in relation to: (1) the computer, (2) television and video reproduction, (3) low technology, (4) self paced instruction, and (5) the reduction of costs through technology. A discussion of the kinds of experimental work needed in the future is provided in relation to training of the faculty and improving the quality and dissemination of materials. Appended is a list of Technology in Education grants awarded from 1971-76 in amounts over $20,000. (Author/STS)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Costs, Educational Media, Educational Technology, Educational Television, Foundation Programs, Futures (of Society), Higher Education, Instructional Innovation, Instructional Materials, Programed Instruction, State of the Art Reviews, Teacher Education, Teaching Machines
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, New York, NY.