ERIC Number: ED221349
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Microcomputer Courseware/Microprocessor Games. EPIE Materials Report 98/99m.
EPIE Report, v15 n1-2m Fall-Win 1981
This document is a quarterly report of the Educational Products Information Exchange (EPIE) Institute, a not-for-profit, consumer-supported agency. This issue is divided into two major sections, Microcomputer Courseware and Microprocessor Games. The first major section is divided into two parts. Part 1, Defining Effective Microcomputer Courseware contains the following: Introduction; The Evaluation Project; Exploiting Microcomputer Attributes in Courseware Design; State of the Art Report; and Glossary. Part 2, Courseware Analyses and Evaluations, has: Educational Micro Systems, Inc. (EMSI); Microsystems 80, Critical Reading; Milliken Math Sequences; Radio Shack K-8 Math Program; SRA Computer Drill and Instruction: Mathematics; and SRA Fact Track. The second major section contains parts 3 and 4, also subdivided. Part 3, the Educational Impact and Potential of Microprocessor Games: A Field Study, contains: Introduction; The Games Tested; The Study Design; and Findings. The final part, Product Descriptions, provides details on: Dataman, Math Master, Lil Genus, Little Professor, Quiz Kid, Speak and Spell, Spelling B, and Quiz Wiz microprocessor-based games. (MP)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Programs, Computer Science, Computers, Drills (Practice), Educational Change, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation, Instructional Materials, Mathematics Education, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Materials, Microcomputers
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Products Information Exchange Inst., Stony Brook, NY.
Identifiers: Educational Products Information Exchange; Mathematics Education Research
Note: May not reproduce well, marginal legibility due to small print.