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ERIC Number: ED277167
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 39
Abstractor: N/A
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)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Administrators; Practitioners
Language: English
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.