ERIC Number: ED277167
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Existing and Emerging Technologies in Education: A Descriptive Overview. CREATE Monograph Series.
Bakke, Thomas W.
Second in a series of six monographs on the use of new technologies in the instruction of learning disabled students, the paper offers a descriptive overview of new technologies. Topics addressed include the following: (1) techniques for sharing computer resources (including aspects of networking, sharing information through databases, and the use of electronic bulletin boards and computer conferencing); (2) barriers to centralized information retrieval; (3) instructional uses of videodiscs; (4) videotex application; (5) intelligent computer assisted instruction; (6) the use of peripherals to enhance instruction (including speech synthesis, speech recognition, and nonvocal communication); and (7) computer resource centers. The monograph concludes with a discussion of current barriers to the effective use of technology in the schools. (JW)
Descriptors: Access to Information, Artificial Intelligence, Artificial Speech, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Databases, Educational Technology, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education, Information Retrieval, Information Technology, Learning Disabilities, Resource Centers, Teleconferencing, Videodisks, Videotex
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Sponsor: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.
Note: For other monographs in this series, see EC 171 371-376.