ERIC Number: ED240701
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: 0
An Introduction to Computing: Content for a High School Course.
Rogers, Jean B.
A general outline of the topics that might be covered in a computers and computing course for high school students is provided. Topics are listed in the order in which they should be taught, and the relative amount of time to be spent on each topic is suggested. Seven units are included in the course outline: (1) general introduction, (2) using computers for learning, (3) information retrieval, (4) computers in creative arts, (5) modeling and simulation, (6) artificial intelligence, and (7) conclusions. The units are subdivided into anywhere from two to seven lesson plans, each of which emphasizes three out of the following four strands of content: applications, programming, computer environment, and social impact. Lists of resource books and periodicals are provided at the end. (TE)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Science, Computer Science Education, Computers, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Programing, Secondary Education
Publications, International Council for Computers in Education, 1787 Agate Street, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 ($2.50 prepaid; quantity discounts).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: International Council for Computers in Education, Eugene, OR.