ERIC Number: ED250881
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jun
Reference Count: 0
First Special Education Technology Research and Development Symposium (Washington, District of Columbia, June, 1984). Proceedings.
National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Washington, DC.
Proceedings from a June 1984 sympoisum on special education technology are presented in this document. A background paper on "Technology Trends in Special Education" (C. Blaschke) deals with microcomputer use, telecommunicaton systems, videodiscs communication aids and adaptive devices, and makes projections for instructional and administrative applications. A synopsis of the symposium presentations addresses five topics: evaluation of computer assisted instruction and computer managed instruction, use of existing technology in applied research settings, design and measurement issues related to CAI evaluation in special education, long-term potential applications and advanced technologies in special education, and research in other federal agencies. Five conference papers are then presented: "Issues and Problems in Devising a Research Agenda for Special Education and Technology" (G. Bracey); "Macro Research on Technology: Micro-Research on Education" (F. Roberts); "Expert Systems: Their Potential Roles within Education" (M. Colbourn); and "Robots and Special Education: The Robot as Extention of Self" (D. K. Kimbler). (CL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: National Association of State Directors of Special Education, Washington, DC.