The University of Texas Dental Branch Independent-Access Television System.

by Rudy Bretz

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A description of a very advanced electronic instructional system which is at the time of writing in the late stages of construction. Designed for dental laboratory courses, the system will include 100 student stations, each with three-dimensional video, both motion and still, and live 3-D camera equipment of a unique design. Instruction may be programmed in multiple-track or branching formats, and an electronic tablet collects students' constructed responses. Any student may access any of the materials available entirely independently of all other students who are using the same system. The system is unique not only in technical sophistication but in the fact that the designer is both an engineer and a dental school instructor. 21 pp.

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