Technical Reports, Papers, and Reprints, 1958-93 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 7/13/810
Volume: 15.0 cubic feet
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Description: Technical reports including a Coordinated Science Laboratory (CSL) series (1958-65) and the Computer-based Education Research Laboratory (CERL) series (1965-93) containing reports about Programmed Logic for Automatic Teaching Operations (PLATO) developments; computer-assisted instruction (CAI); new electronic equipment (bistable gas discharge cell, plasma display terminal, shared audio response system, digitally addressable random-access image selector, computer terminal output controller); instructions for programming on PLATO; CAI manuals to accompany programmed lessons in geometry, elementary school mathematics, social sciences, chemistry, biology, and natural language analysis; analyses of the use of PLATO for teaching nursing and the use of the library; descriptive lists of PLATO programs (1960-70) and descriptions and analyses of simulations and gaming (The Delphi Exploration): Military Training Centers (MTC) reports (1976-78) concerning assessments of the effectiveness of PLATO in instruction, PLATO programming, evaluation, and development lessons.