ERIC Number: ED240385
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Educational Technology in Voc Ed. Information Series No. 268.
Lipson, Joseph I.
This monograph provides a vision of the future for vocational educators in a position to improve programs, such as teachers and administrators of local educational agencies and state leaders who set priorities in educational agencies. The monograph addresses nationwide technological concerns of the computer, image storage and creation, and communications. It promotes understanding of organizational factors and the learning processes needed to make good use of the computer hardware and software tools becoming available for educational programs. The paper is organized to provide ideas on developing skilled workers, selecting useful hardware and software, and interpreting trends in educational technology. Examples of technological application in industry are cited, and likely future trends are indicated. The monograph provides change-oriented educators with insights into future use of technology and promotes an increased awareness of future trends, uses of technology in education, and priority research and development needs. A glossary of computer terminology is provided. (KC)
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive Processes, Communications, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Programs, Computer Science, Development, Education Work Relationship, Educational Improvement, Educational Needs, Educational Planning, Educational Technology, Educational Trends, Futures (of Society), Job Training, Microcomputers, Postsecondary Education, Program Improvement, Research Needs, Secondary Education, Technological Advancement, Technology Transfer, Vocational Education
National Center Publications, National Center for Research in Vocational Education, 1960 Kenny Road, Columbus, OH 43210 (IN 268--$3.25).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Sponsor: Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Ohio State Univ., Columbus. National Center for Research in Vocational Education.