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Pfaehler, Brenda – Technological Horizons in Education, 1985
To dissolve much of the confusion surrounding videotex and teletext, and the respective merits of these emerging technologies for education, the Annenberg Foundation joined with the Corporation for Public Broadcasting to conduct controlled comparison tests. Results of the project are described. (JN)
Descriptors: Computer Oriented Programs, Educational Research, Educational Technology, Higher Education
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
Severino, Michael – Technological Horizons in Education, 1985
Reviews an educational system's technological approach to preparing staff and students for the 21st century. Explains student programs that incorporate technological advances as computer-assisted and computer-managed instruction and materials and electronic blackboards. A masters degree program for teachers in educational technology is also…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Educational Innovation, Educational Technology
Tyre, Terian – Technological Horizons in Education, 1989
Described is the network and activities that accompanied the JASON Project in 1988. Discussed are the curriculum, broadcasts, and projections of future projects. Project sponsors and network members are listed. (CW)
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Marine Education
Slaughter, Charles H. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1989
The use of educational technology to improve student-teacher interaction is discussed. One such program in California is described. The growth of this teaching concept is noted. (CW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Instructional Materials
Fenster, Saul K. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1987
Describes New Jersey Institute of Technology's (NJIT) comprehensive plan of becoming a computing-intensive campus. Explains how it provided full time freshmen with microcomputers, free of charge, and how use of computers was integrated into various courses at NJIT. Reviews accomplishments of the program. (ML)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Innovation
Technological Horizons in Education, 1986
Reports findings of the National Task Force on Educational Technology. Includes sections on transforming education, observations on the status of technology education, the potential of technology in education, educational applications of technology, and effects on education. Offers broad recommendations for future uses of technology in education.…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science Education, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware
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
Bertelson, Catherine L.; Klemin, V. Wayne – Technological Horizons in Education, 1988
Discusses the value of computer graphics as an important part of business curricula. Describes the graphics course in the business education department at Central Washington University. Lists the course objectives and the hardware and software requirements for this course. Stresses the value of graphics skills for effective commmunication. (CW)
Descriptors: Business Education, Computer Graphics, Computer Uses in Education, Computers
Mirabito, Michael M. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1987
Discusses the effects of fiber-optics and other new technologies on communication technology courses. Explores several of the technologies that are applicable to this type of course. Describes how various applications can be presented and highlighted using inexpensive classroom demonstrations. (TW)
Descriptors: College Science, Communications, Demonstrations (Educational), Educational Technology
Norris, William C. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1985
Challenges traditional methods of education and urges use of computer technology to increase learner productivity. Recommends a national program for innovative learning and advocates increased cooperation between industry and educational institutions. Suggests a Model Educational Center as a systematic approach for computerized instruction. (ML)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Science Education, Educational Innovation
Molnar, Andrew R. – Technological Horizons in Education, 1982
Among the topics discussed relating to demands on business/industry/education resulting from the "pull" of the information explosion are: frontiers of knowledge, research on educational television, computer-based learning, intelligent videodiscs, quality of learning, science education/cognitive research, misconceptions, motivation,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Educational Technology