Computers will always be important to schools for arithmetic processing, file maintenance, and report generation. Ultimately, however, the computer’s major contribution to the instructional process will probably come when it is used as an adaptive device, programmed to follow and aid individual students and to adjust itself to the individual needs and desires of its charges.
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