ERIC Number: ED239606
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
MicroSIFT Courseware Evaluations (169-198). Set 9. Including Subject and Title Indexes Covering Sets 1-9.
Weaver, Dave, Ed.
This document consists of 30 microcomputer software package evaluations prepared for the MicroSIFT (Microcomputer Software and Information for Teachers) Clearinghouse at the Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory (NWREL). The concise, single-sheet resume describing and evaluating each software package includes source, cost, ability level, subject, topic, medium of transfer, required hardware, required software, instructional purpose, instructional techniques, documentation available, instructional objectives (stated), instructional prerequisites (inferred), content and structure, estimated student time required, potential uses, major strengths, and major weaknesses. (An evaluation summary rates packages on 21 criteria.) The titles of the software packages evaluated are as follows: French Vocabulary Builder (PLATO); Computer Math Activities, Volume 5; Grammar and Writing; Verb Viper; Wordman; Word Invasion; Career Scan IV; Computer Literacy: Introduction (PLATO); Decimals Practice (PLATO); LeVocabulaire Francais; Biology: The Cell; Physics: Elementary Mechanics (PLATO); Tank Tactics; Big Door Deal; Fractions Practice (PLATO); German Vocabulary Builder (PLATO); Pik-Pek-Put; Whole Numbers Practice (PLATO); Personal Graphics; The Factory; Stickybear Numbers; Special Needs, Volume I--Spelling; The Exploring of America Series; Sports Stats; Mind Benders, A3; Spanish Vocabulary Builder (PLATO); Mind Benders, B1; Advertising Techniques; The German and Russian Hangman; and Genetics. (LMM)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Programs, Course Evaluation, Evaluation Criteria, Microcomputers
Northwest Regional Educational Laboratory, 300 SW Sixth Avenue, Portland, OR 97204.
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
Identifiers: Courseware Evaluation; MicroSIFT; Resources in Computer Education; Software Evaluation; Software Reviews
Note: For Courseware Evaluations 1-168 (sets 1-8), see ED 226 765 and ED 234 772. Users are encouraged to reproduce the evaluations for further dissemination.