ERIC Number: ED168564
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978-May
Reference Count: 0
Computing In College and University: 1978 and Beyond. Proceedings of the Gerard P. Weeg Memorial Conference, May 1-2, 1978.
Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Computer Center.
In most instances, the papers in this collection present information reflecting the current status of computer usage in education and offer substantive forecasts for academic computing. Two speeches from the special ceremony for the renaming of the computing center in honor of Gerard P. Weeg, which was held as part of the two-day national computer conference, are included. Presentation topics include "Dedication: Reflections and Projections," Duane Spriestersbach; "University Response," Willard Boyd; "Computers in Education: Cycles and Trends," John Hamblen; "Equality of Educational Opportunity through Computer Technology," John Eulenberg and Morteza Rahimi; "Pre- and Post-College Computer Education," Arthur Luehrmann; "Future Trends in Computer Science Curricula," Stephen Hedetniemi; "Personal Computing and Its Impact on Education," Seymour Papert; "Computing in the Research Environment," Walter Doherty; "The Case for the Network," Thomas Kurtz; "The Microprocessing Revolution and Its Effect on Small Colleges," Sister Mary Kenneth Keller; "The Reshaping of Men's Minds via Computing," Grace Hertlein; and "Computers, Education, and the Future of Educational Institutions," Alfred Bork. (RAO)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science, Computer Science Education, Computers, Conference Reports, Educational Technology, Higher Education, Opinions, Technological Advancement
G.P. Weeg Computing Center, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 52242 ($10.00)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Computer Center.
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