December 2, 1992
Community Colleges Emphasize Student Use of Computers
Faculty members active in efforts to develop high-tech teaching tools
The nation's research universities may have got an earlier start on the computer revolution, but community-college leaders say their institutions are making better use of the machines to help students.
While university people use sophisticated computers and software to advance their research, the community colleges' focus on teaching gives them an important role in developing high-tech tools for changing instruction.
Teachers at two-year colleges are cooperating in large