ERIC Number: ED225532
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Reference Count: 0
Computer Programming: BASIC.
Fisher, Patience; And Others
This guide was prepared to help teachers of the Lincoln Public School's introductory computer programming course in BASIC to make the necessary adjustments for changes made in the course since the purchase of microcomputers and such peripheral devices as television monitors and disk drives, and the addition of graphics. Intended to teach a programming language and to give students an opportunity to apply the language to solving problems, the course is limited to students enrolled in a mathematics course at or above the level of Algebra 3-4. The guide first lists 125 course goals which focus on computer use, problem solving, debugging, attitudes, values and motivation, input-output devices, and data. BASIC programming commands and concepts which should be covered in the course are listed and directions are provided for initializing a microcomputer diskette. System (job control), illustrating, editing, BASIC, and disk operating system (DOS) commands are explained, and directions for using them are given. Remaining chapters discuss low and high resolution graphics, and use of the TRACE Command to see the path of execution in a program. Additional resources listed include 27 supplemental books, 7 periodicals, an educational television series, and a bibliography. (LMM)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Lincoln Public Schools, NE.
Identifiers: BASIC Programing Language; Lincoln Public Schools NE