Computer Assisted Learning

Computer Assisted Learning

Selected Proceedings from the CAL 81 Symposium, University of Leeds, 8-10 April 1981

1st Edition - December 1, 1981

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  • Editor: P. R. Smith
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483299051

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Provides an important international forum for those interested in the theory and practice of computer-assisted learning in education and training. The papers are grouped under 4 main themes: hardware interaction with CAL; fundamental aspects of CAL; experimental studies in CAL; and developments and future directions


For CAL researchers and practitioners; Teachers at all levels interested in CAL

Table of Contents

  • Preface

    Organising committee

    The impact of microtechnology, a case for reassessing the role of computers in learning

    Multi-computer systems for the support of inventive learning

    The evolution of graphics in CAL

    Some principles of screen design and software for their support

    A marriage of convenience: videotex and computer assisted learning

    A portable program to present courseware on microcomputers

    An investigation of the microcomputer as a mathematics teaching aids

    Some benefits of microcomputers in teaching statistics

    Computer assisted support for blind students, the use of a microcomputer linked voice synthesizer

    Representation of knowledge in CAL courseware

    Specifying control and data in the design of educational software

    Teaching style and program design

    Teaching mathematics through programming in the classroom

    LOGO building blocks: student teachers using computer-based mathematics apparatus

    Adaptive features of a CAL system based on information retrieval

Product details

  • No. of pages: 190
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Pergamon 1981
  • Published: December 1, 1981
  • Imprint: Pergamon
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483299051

About the Editor

P. R. Smith

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Queen Mary College, London, UK

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