Information Technology:The application of IT to teaching and related matters, such as computer-based teaching, computer-assisted learning, and distance teaching.
Essentially CAFFE was a device that presented a diagnostic flow chart to a tradesman in the manner of a programmed book and was a form of computer-assisted learning.
His studies into nurse prescribing, NHS cadet schemes, the quality of nursing care and computer-assisted learning for nursing are particularly notable.
Integrating this with pronunciation information enables computer-assisted learning of Chinese characters.
In the case of computer-assisted learning, pupils who engaged in tasks only when directed to do so by their teacher and limited their responses only to those specifically indicated by the teacher would be functioning at this level.
Each period of observation or each sequence of periods of observation, possibly on different days (or over a longer period) will provide a longitudinal 'case' study of six pupils' affective responses to computer-assisted learning and non-computer-assisted learning.
Or schools get very excited by computer-assisted learning, ordering equipment and retraining teachers - only to find that the pupils, so full of enthusiasm three years ago, have totally lost interest, while the 'experts' are once again suggesting that it wasn't such a good idea after all.
The Institute offers facilities for computer-assisted learning, as well as a self-access centre, library and teachers' resource centre.
The term "computer-assisted learning" (CAL) has been increasingly used to describe the use of technology in teaching.
"Larry's been there, done that," said Adele Ferrini, the director of the Learning Institute, a small Phoenix school that features computer-assisted learning for at-risk students.