ERIC Number: EJ295600
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1984
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Why Computer-Based Education Is Making Slow Progress: An Analysis of Costs and Other Impediments.
Poore, Jesse H.; Hamblen, John W.
AEDS Journal, v17 n3 p42-52 Spr 1984
Identifies obstacles to progress of computer-based education as hardware, communications systems, and courseware costs, and computer illiteracy, lack of cooperative vehicles, inadequate teacher preparation, public cynicism, education bureaucracy, and funding shifts. Costs of an experiment involving nine Florida schools using PLATO with legislative funding during 1979 and 1980 are discussed. (MBR)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
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