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Evaluating Teaching Machines and Programs


by James G. Holland 1961

Teaching-machine technology offers many possibilities for the improvement of education, but the success of this new method will depend largely upon the informal judgment of the teacher and school administrator. Careful evaluation of programs is required both as to the accuracy and worth of content and the technical merit of the program. In addition, it is advisable to introduce machines and programs only gradually in order to develop truly informed judgment about the merit of the programs and machines in question and, at the same time, to provide an opportunity for solving the new administrative problems created.


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Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 63 Number 1, 1961, p. 56-65
http://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 3050, Date Accessed: 10/20/2017 5:03:44 AM

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