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Chertok, Michael R. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1989
Informal, museum-based technology education is discussed. A program in which family groups work together and learn robotics is described. Projected gains in technological and scientific literacy are highlighted. (CW)
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Family Involvement, Informal Education, Museums
Salser, Carl – Technological Horizons in Education, 1987
Presents one educator's reaction to the National Task Force on Educational Technology's report. Provides responses to certain passages from the report's eight sections. Emphasizes that educators should look for ways to implement existing information-age technology in addition to more traditional forms of education technologies. (TW)
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Audiotape Recordings, Audiovisual Aids, Computer Assisted Instruction
Melmed, Arthur S. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1986
Discusses the relative lack of use of technology in American schools, compared with the explosion of technological advances in other aspects of society. Promotes a revision of the organization of schools. Stresses the need to increase student productivity, individualize the curriculum, and implement capital-intensive technologies for instruction.…
Descriptors: Autoinstructional Aids, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Change
Nash, John F.; England, Thomas G. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1986
Discusses the use of computers in college accounting courses. Argues that the success of new efforts in using computers in teaching accounting is dependent upon increasing instructors' computer skills, and choosing appropriate hardware and software, including commercially available business software packages. (TW)
Descriptors: Accounting, Business Education, College Faculty, College Instruction
Bell, Norman T.; Warner, James W. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1986
Discusses new possibilities that computers and laser printers offer instructional technologists. Includes a brief history of printed communications, a description of new technological advances referred to as "desktop publishing," and suggests the application of this technology to instructional tasks. (TW)
Descriptors: Computer Graphics, Computer Uses in Education, Editing, Educational Technology
Steele, Douglas J.; Wills, Barry L. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1982
Current investigations in the Computers and Music group in the Department of Systems Design Engineering at the University of Waterloo are detailed. New instructional methods and applications are described and proposed that take advantage of microcomputers to improve and enhance the teaching and learning of music. (MP)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science, Computers, Educational Technology