ERIC Number: ED228065
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
Reference Count: 0
Computers in Chemical Education Newsletter. Volume IV Numbers 1-4.
Rosenthal, Donald, Ed.
Computers in Chemical Education Newsletter, v4 n1-4 Mar, Jun, Sep, Dec 1981
Selections from volume 4 (numbers 1-4) of the Task Force on Computers in Chemical Education (TFCCE) Newsletter are presented. Number 1 includes an introduction to and objectives of the newsletter and TFCCE, a report on computer-related activities in the chemistry department at Eastern Michigan University, a list of TFCCE members, a discussion of a newsletter section focusing on reader questions/answers related to hardware/software problems ("Queries") and information on locally developed or commercially purchased software/hardware ("Who Done It?"), and a listing of sources of computer assisted instruction (CAI) materials. Number 2 includes descriptions of CAI program distribution centers, sources of CAI materials, a modular instrumental analysis course, and computer uses at Canterbury School (CT). Number 3 includes a letter describing elements needed in programs, guide to CAI, report on computer use in chemistry at University of Texas (at Austin), data analysis using computers, and listing of secondary sources of literature on microcomputers. Number 4 includes discussions of use of computers in chemical education at University of Michigan and computer graphics, a summary of a conference on computers in education, a book review ("16-Bit Microprocessors"), and a listing of primary sources of literature on microcomputers. In addition, numbers 2-4 contain "Hardware/Software Queries" and "Who Done It?" sections. (JN)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: American Chemical Society, Washington, DC.
Identifiers: Computer Uses in Education
Note: Selected material from a quarterly newsletter. Case studies and information sources have been removed.