Computer Assisted Learning Presented by : - Shalini joshi P.B.B.Sc. Nursing IInd Year
“ Introduction It is an individualized teaching method.“computer assisted instruction”(CAI) refers to instruction or remediation presented on a computer. CAI facilitates instant access to information with infinite patience, accuracy and it provides opportunity for systematically organized maximum learning for all learners. It provides complete individualizing instruction.
Definition‘’when the computer is used as an aid toteaching method of instruction is calledthe computer aided instruction. ’’
Synonyms of CAI CAI: Computer-Assisted Instruction CBE: Computer-Based Education CAL: Computer-Assisted Learning IAC: Instructional Applications of Computers CBI: Computer-Based Instruction
Purpose of CAI• Providing background knowledge.• Remediation• Foundation mastery• Review and reinforcement• Assessment for improving teaching
TYPES OF CAI LOGO SIMULATION CONTROLLED LEARNING
LOGOIt is the instructional procedure forlearning the programme languagethrough simple tasks. The simpleprogramme in logo system areconcerned with generating design onthe screen which students do byfollowing instruction.
SIMULATIONBy this method the computer in programmes enable the students to mount an experiment in symbolic form.
CONTROLLED LEARNINGA controlled learning programme provides a course of study in an instructional sequence on the pattern of branching programme.
VALUE OF CAI• Increased mastery of fundamental concepts• Improve motivation through reward and interaction.• Builds confidence.• Provides a tool for student self reflecting• Helpful in critical analysis.• Problem solving.
Advantages of CAI• Instruct large number of students simultaneously.• Reduces the work load of teachers.
• Multiple dimensional learning.• Recording, reviewing and ready reference.• Interactive.• Active learning• Immediate feedback
Limitations of CAI• lack of personal touch• Repeated instruction• Equipment and software can be costly• Development takes time and money• Produce mental and physical fatigue.• `
•Artistic competence of studenttakes a backseat.•`can not interact in humanlanguage.•Testing the studentis only done by themultiple choice question.
References• Textbook of nursing education BY K.P.NEERAJA• Nursing communication & educational technology by PRAMILAA R.• Nursing education by B.T. BASVANTHAPPA• Introduction to computers by POOJA JAIN & NEELAM KUMARI• www.audiovisualaidsavailable.com• http://a.v.aidprincipal.in