ERIC Number: EJ555790
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
Reference Count: 0
Distance Education and the Use of Computers as Instructional Tools for Systems Development Projects: A Case Study of the Construction of Expert Systems.
Wachter, Renee M.; Gupta, Jatinder N. D.
Computers & Education, v29 n1 p13-23 Aug 1997
Examines whether the technological development of expert systems can be achieved successfully by students in distance instruction, and differences between distance learning and traditional campus education. Results suggest that not only can successful systems development be achieved but that the hands-on aspect of systems development contributes to increased student attention, learning, and sense of achievement. (Author/AEF)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer System Design, Development, Distance Education, Expert Systems, Higher Education, Information Technology, Instructional Effectiveness, Nontraditional Education, Program Implementation, Student Motivation, Systems Approach
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A