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ERIC Number: ED244611
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Pages: 9
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Alberta Education's Computer Technology Project.
Thiessen, Jim
This description of activities initiated through the Computer Technology Project of the provincial education ministry in Alberta, Canada, covers the 2-year period beginning with establishment of the project by the Alberta Department of Education in October 1981. Activities described include: (1) the establishment of the Office of Educational Technology within the Department of Education, with a brief discussion of staff responsibilities provided; (2) the choice of the Apple II+ microcomputer as the basic standard for educational computing in Alberta; (3) the establishment of an educational software clearinghouse for evaluating Apple II+/e courseware; (4) the coordination and development of orientation and inservice seminars for educators; (5) the administration of the Minister's Task Force on Computers in Schools, with a review of Task Force recommendations provided; and (6) other project activities related to cataloging of computer software and searching for special education courseware. (ESR)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
Identifiers: Alberta; Computer Selection; Computer Uses in Education; Software Evaluation