ERIC Number: ED202473
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jul-1
Reference Count: N/A
Fifth Summative Report of the Delaware PLATO Project.
Hofstetter, Fred T.
A brief history of the Delaware PLATO project and descriptions of the new developments in facilities, applications, user services, research, evaluation, and courseware produced since the Fourth Summative Report (1979) are provided, as well as an overview of PLATO applications at the University of Delaware. Sample lessons, illustrations, and activity summaries are presented for the 29 departments using PLATO, and new sites of development in political science and in the University of Delaware English Language Institute are described, as well as the continuing development of programs in biology and anthropology. The expansion of the PLATO project is indicated in terms of PLATO usage by departments; the number of terminals, both on campus and for outside users; the growth and reorganization of the staff; and the development of "utility" programs, including instruction in using PLATO and a format for constructing a questionnaire. Brief abstracts summarize faculty research in the areas of student achievement, perceptual research, and alternative learning strategies, and a catalog of programs currently under development in the project is appended. (BK)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Delaware Univ., Newark.