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PLATO

  • By: Steve Jones
  • In: Encyclopedia of New Media
  • Edited by: Steve Jones
  • Subject:General Media, Communication & Cultural Studies

PLATO (Programmed Logic for Automatic Teaching Operations) was a computer-based education system created in the early 1960s by Don Bitzer at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). In addition to its success as a teaching tool, PLATO also spawned one ...

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