ERIC Number: EJ404188
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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From Teaching Machines to Microcomputers: Some Milestones in the History of Computer-Based Instruction.
Niemiec, Richard P.; Walberg, Herbert J.
Journal of Research on Computing in Education, v21 n3 p263-76 Spr 1989
Examines the history of computer-based education within the context of psychological theorists of instruction, including Pressey, Thorndike, Skinner, and Crowder. Topics discussed include computer-managed instruction; computer-assisted instruction; the Computer Curriculum Corporation; PLATO; TICCIT; microcomputers; effects on students; and cost effectiveness. (37 references) (LRW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Historical Materials; Information Analyses
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