TITLE

EER survey finds teachers in five major U.S. districts want more standalone software, modular

PUB. DATE
March 1998
SOURCE
Electronic Education Report;3/11/98, Vol. 5 Issue 5, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Reports that teachers in five major United States school districts prefer stand-alone software and modular courseware as electronic instructional media to satellite TV, videocassettes, videodiscs and online services, according to a survey conducted by EER. Total expenditures on instructional technology by the five school districts.
ACCESSION #
361068

 

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