Avoiding potholes on the way to the future
- Computer Assisted Instruction - Where Are We? (book). Whitlock, Gerald H.; Rubin, George J. // Training & Development Journal;Feb69, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p58
Presents an abstract of the article 'Computer Assisted Instruction--Where Are We?,' by Robert Bundy which appeared in the April 1968 issue of 'Phi Delta Kappa, XLIX' journal.
- Hazards of surgical training virtually eliminated. Decoster, Roy // All Hands;Jun96, Issue 950, p20
Reports on the use of virtual reality computer programs to teach surgery in the United States. Generation by Dr. Richard Rowe of the National Naval Medical Center of technology to generate virtual patients; Cost of computers capable of simulating surgery; Use of human body models.
- Bridging the Digital Divide From the Sky. Roach, Ronald // Black Issues in Higher Education;12/07/2000, Vol. 17 Issue 21, p30
Focuses on the Digital Divide project that will allow members of the American Distance Education Consortium to secure wireless, satellite-based distribution of high bandwidth Internet service for underserved communities. Information on the group; Goal of the project; Other future efforts.
- Computer Training for Entrepreneurial Meteorologists. Koval, Joseph P.; Young, George S. // Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society;May2001, Vol. 82 Issue 5, p875
Examines the key components of computer instruction for undergraduate meteorologists at the Pennsylvania State University in Erie, Pennsylvania. Emphasis on the techniques required to learn computer programming; Importance of project management skills in the job market; Key goal of the course.
- A follow-up on CD-ROM tax services. Warner, Paul D.; Smith, L. Murphy // CPA Journal;Jan1995, Vol. 65 Issue 1, p72
Evaluates several CD-ROM-based tax services. Includes OnPoint by the Research Institute of America; CCH SmartTax; CCH Access; CCH Tax Assistant; Features; Online services; Applications.
- In home studios, artists turn high-tech. Belsie, Laurent // Christian Science Monitor;3/9/95, Vol. 87 Issue 71, p12
Features the importance of computers and its tools in art. Increasing number of cases of artists switching to computers for digital painting; Various cases of artists accepting the trend; Low cost of computers as the biggest factor of growing digital art; Negative ratings of the digital art.
- How to boot up the universe. Shields, Charles // Curriculum Review;Dec91, Vol. 31 Issue 4, p3
Discusses whether the disadvantages of computerized physics outweigh the advantages. How software programs promise to blow out the bunsen burners of countless Archies and Jugheads; What concerns Dr. Jack Wilson, director of the Center for Innovation in Undergraduate Education at Rensselaer...
- Art and computers: Is there room in the studio for both? Welter, C.H. // Design for Arts in Education;Nov/Dec89, Vol. 91 Issue 2, p18
Reports on the controversy over the use of computers in teaching art. Lack of software; Technology and visual grammar; Traditional pedagogical methods.
- DIGITAL PUBLISHING: Real-World ROI For CTP. Sandler, Kathy // Folio: The Magazine for Magazine Management;12/1/2001, Vol. 30 Issue 15, p37
Focuses on the benefits of using computer-to-plate (CTP) workflow. Tips in making the most of a CTP workflow; Reminder before making any technological investment or workflow; Importance of enforcing deadlines.
- Virtual Campus expands access to SIAST programs. Kimble, Ross // Saskatchewan Sage;Jan2002, Vol. 6 Issue 4, p10
Reports on the Virtual Campus educational program of the Saskatchewan Institute of Applied Science and Technology (SIAST) in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Initiation of SIAST on accredited online course; Goals of SIAST on the program; Opening of different courses offered by SIAST.