Microcomputers for computer-assisted instruction in anesthesia

  • H. Steele Holley
  • Floyd N. Heller


This article discusses the suitability of microcomputers and microcomputer languages for computer-assisted instruction. The advantages and disadvantages of using computers in general and microcomputers in particular for CAI are presented. Programming techniques for different types of CAI programs are discussed. Finally, we have summarized several articles on CAI in anesthesia and have concluded that CAI programs are an effective method of presenting certain types of instruction in the specialty.

Key words

computer-assisted instruction microcomputers education 


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© Martinus Nijhoff Publishers 1984

Authors and Affiliations

  • H. Steele Holley
    • 1
  • Floyd N. Heller
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of AnesthesiaNorthwestern University — McGaw Medical CenterChicagoUSA
  2. 2.Department of AnesthesiaRush University Medical CollegeChicagoUSA

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