Accession Number : AD0657806

Title :   CYBERNETICS AND EDUCATION,

Corporate Author : SYSTEM RESEARCH LTD RICHMOND (ENGLAND)

Personal Author(s) : Pask,Gordon

Report Date : AUG 1967

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : This paper reviews the main contribution of cybernetics to the art and science of teaching. It reviews the bearing of cybernetic principles on teaching methods, and considers teaching as the control of learning. It describes the difference between sequential and skill teaching machines and the value of computer assistance in teaching machines. Adapative machines and adaptive metasystems are briefly discussed. (Author)

Descriptors :   (*CYBERNETICS, TEACHING METHODS), (*TEACHING MACHINES, COMPUTERS), LEARNING, ADAPTIVE SYSTEMS, PSYCHOLOGY, EDUCATION, INPUT OUTPUT DEVICES, PERFORMANCE(HUMAN), CONTROL SYSTEMS

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Computer Hardware
      Bionics

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE