ERIC Number: ED192763
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Professional Development and Educational Technology. Proceedings of the National Conference (Washington, D.C., January 16-18, 1980).
Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Washington, DC.
The papers collected here were presented at a three-day conference which focused on the use of communications technology for educational/instructional purposes. Participants included representatives from elementary and secondary schools; two- and four-year colleges and universities; continuing education and lifelong learning; industry, labor, and government; and the professions, including medical and health care, engineering, and law. The presentations reflect the three-fold purpose of the conference which was to (1) discuss issues and problems related to educational technology, (2) present case studies of successful applications, and (3) determine recommendations for future solutions to existing problems. Presentations include discussions of videodiscs, computer assisted instruction, the Educational Telecommunications for Alaska (ETA) project, microcomputers, and educational database systems. (LLS)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Databases, Educational Improvement, Educational Innovation, Educational Needs, Educational Technology, Microcomputers, Networks, Problems, Professional Development, Teacher Attitudes, Videodisc Recordings
Association for Educational Communications and Technology, 1125 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036 ($15.00/non-members, $13.50/members).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Washington, DC.
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