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Senese, Donald J. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1983
Describes how the federal government has recognized the need for education to increase the number of courses available in computer science and interactive video, together with details on how to secure program funding. Among areas addressed are federal role and technology, new opportunities in industrial technology, and business/industry…
Descriptors: Computer Science, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
Connell, Cassie C. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1981
Educational institutions use networks to connect devices to a common line or central course to share resources. Presented is information for selecting the best network system for present and future needs. Discusses configuration of line; transmission methods, rates, and lines; cable length; price; and interfacing. (DC)
Descriptors: Communications, Computer Science, Computers, Educational Technology
Fraser, Rosemary; And Others – Technological Horizons in Education, 1982
The television screen under computer control is seen as a very compelling focus of attention that can be harnessed and used to good educational effect. It is stated that the most vital and difficult task in curriculum development is to make useful material accessible to teachers. (MP)
Descriptors: Computer Programs, Computer Science, Computers, Curriculum Design
Technological Horizons in Education, 1980
Describes the Sesame Place's Computer Gallery, 56 Apple II computers linked by three Nestar Cluster/One Model A hard disc systems, the first commercial permanent educational play park. Programs for this hands-on indoor/outdoor park as well as a description of the facility are given. (JN)
Descriptors: Computer Science, Computers, Educational Facilities, Educational Technology
Boardman, Thomas L.; McCredie, John W. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1979
Carnegie-Mellon University has experienced 20 percent more computing power each year for the same percentage of the University budget. A planning strategy is described to optimize this opportunity. (Author/MK)
Descriptors: Administration, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Science, Computers
Scigliano, John A.; And Others – Technological Horizons in Education, 1989
Describes a system which emulates a face-to-face classroom where groups of students can participate online using standard low cost personal computer hardware at the student's location. Provides an overview, rationale, assumptions, design problems, and limitations of the program. Discusses alternative uses and evaluation of the technique. (MVL)
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Networks, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Science
Melander, Nicole – Technological Horizons in Education, 1987
Describes the development of relational database technology as it applies to educational settings. Discusses some of the new tools and models being implemented in an effort to provide educators with technologically advanced ways of answering questions about education programs and data. (TW)
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Science, Computer Uses in Education, Databases
Burke, Robert L. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1980
Describes two practical and cost-effective applications which can be achieved through microcomputer-enhanced communication in education. Detailed are applications in brainstorming and computer conferencing. (CS)
Descriptors: Business Communication, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Science, Computers
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
Keil, Karl-August – Technological Horizons in Education, 1982
The setup of computers in schools in Bavaria is detailed, starting with the fulfillment of the preliminary requirements through teacher instruction. The plan from 1981 onward is to provide at least eight computers per school, with the use of microcomputers helping to keep the costs relatively low. (MP)
Descriptors: Computer Science, Computer Science Education, Computers, Curriculum Development