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Implementing Computer-Based Education in Jefferson County (Colorado)

by John B. Peper - 1986

All of the questions addressed by Jefferson County decision makers fell into one of five categories. Questions in the categories provided loci both for strategic planning and for the development of procedures to implement microcomputer education programs. Curriculum, hardware systems, organization, staff education, and finance all posed issues that had to be resolved. In the pages which follow, more detailed information on these issues and ow they were resolved is presented. Since the curricular issues were fundamental, they influenced decisions on issues in all other categories. Consequently, instructional choices inevitably began, mediated, and ended the entire decision chain.

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This article originally appeared as NSSE Yearbook Vol 85, No. 1.

Cite This Article as: Teachers College Record Volume 87 Number 5, 1986, p. 132-155
https://www.tcrecord.org ID Number: 19026, Date Accessed: 9/26/2020 2:43:21 AM

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  • John Peper
    University of Texas, El Paso
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    JOHN B. PEPER is a professor at the College of Education at the University of Texas at El Paso.
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