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Overfield, Karen – Technological Horizons in Education, 1989
Task analysis, needs analysis, curriculum design, and evaluation for training programs for on-the-job training teachers are discussed. Outlines, worksheets, and evaluation sheets are provided. (CW)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Design, Educational Assessment, Educational Technology
Coombs, Norman – Technological Horizons in Education, 1989
Discussed is the use of microcomputers, networks, speech synthesizers, and electronic mail to help impaired students and faculty communicate. A telecourse is described. Accessibility is emphasized. (CW)
Descriptors: Communications, Computer Uses in Education, Disabilities, Educational Technology
Hertzke, Eugene R. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1988
Discusses a 10,000 student district which has chosen to acquire and use technology in all phases of instruction and administration. Notes application in basic skills, business and vocational classes, interactive video, library management, and administrative uses. (MVL)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Course Content, Curriculum
Tyre, Terian – Technological Horizons in Education, 1989
Discusses the current state of computer managed instruction (CMI) and the advantages it affords both teachers and students. Describes the learning objective as the focus of CMI. Notes the interaction of computer assisted instruction and CMI. Lists a directory of 16 CMI systems. (MVL)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software
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
Turco, Robert – Technological Horizons in Education, 1987
Explains the procedures and materials involved in converting a high school's punch-card system to an online database. Identifies the capacities of the new system and highlights its advantages. (ML)
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Database Management Systems, Databases
Benson, Gregory M.; Hirschen, William – Technological Horizons in Education, 1987
Discusses instruction that occurs at a point distant from the location of the learner(s) with an interactive video and/or visual component. Stresses the need for developing such instructional capabilities for schools, businesses, and industries. Describes audio-graphic teleconferencing, microwave transmission, instructional television fixed…
Descriptors: Communications, Communications Satellites, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education
Schweitzer, Harriet – Technological Horizons in Education, 1987
Describes a project in a New Jersey elementary school in which computers are being actively used in various facets of the curriculum. Provides recommendations on how to set up similar programs. Explains some of the uses of the word processing, spreadsheet, and database capabilities in instruction. (TW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware
Price, Barrie Jo; And Others – Technological Horizons in Education, 1987
Warns that educational software suffers in quality because programmers have generally ignored the role of the curriculum. Recommends steps for developing computer assisted instructional software and describes the roles of content experts, designers, and programmers in the process. (TW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Content Analysis, Courseware
Bitter, Gary G. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1987
Describes a program developed to provide a solution to the problem of a lack of qualified mathematics teachers. Discusses the use of a microcomputer-based program to offer undergraduate students a self-paced alternative to traditional mathematics instruction. (TW)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware
Main, Linda – Technological Horizons in Education, 1987
Discusses the development of automated management systems for school library media centers. Suggests that schools of library and information science establish microcomputer laboratories containing state-of-the-art library management software and hardware that could be used for field work, inservices, and conferences. (TW)
Descriptors: College Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware
Melmed, Arthur; Lesgold, Alan – Technological Horizons in Education, 1987
Reports on a meeting held at New York University to discuss ways of improving the productivity of mathematics and science education in the United States using educational technology. Addresses several of the views reached by the participants of the conference. (TW)
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
Moore, Gwendolyn B.; And Others – Technological Horizons in Education, 1986
Describes possible applications of new technologies to special education. Discusses results of a study designed to explore the use of robotics, artificial intelligence, and computer simulations to aid people with handicapping conditions. Presents several scenarios in which specific technological advances may contribute to special education…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Bionics, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation
Helgerson, Linda W. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1987
Discusses three new advances in the use of optical disc technology in education. Describes the storage formats and capabilities of the videodisc, the compact disc, and the optical write-once disc. Contrasts the three technologies in terms of their production requirements, the hardware involved, and some projected applications in education. (TW)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Storage Devices
Technological Horizons in Education, 1986
Discusses the use of laserdiscs and interactive video technology in an earth science classroom. Delineates the basic equipment needed for a laserdisc workstation, along with a software authoring system. Describes the development and use of a software program called Mission Earth, which contains four lessons on astronomoy. (TW)
Descriptors: Astronomy, Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education
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