ERIC Number: ED247668
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Metacognition and Computers with Learning Disabled Adolescents.
White, June Miller; Denny, Valerie Sanford
The advantages of teaching computer literacy to learning disabled adolescents are discussed in the context of a private school program. It is emphasized that the use of computers is helpful in teaching metacognitive skills, requiring learning disabled students to be logical and sequential, analyze, self-question, and monitor their own learning. Cited among the advantages of computer use are the characteristics of objectivity, predictability, individualization of instruction, and specificity. The general academic program at Hill Top Preparatory School in Pennsylvania (grades 7 and up) is described, including the content of basic computer math and science courses. (CL)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Hill Top Preparatory School PA
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Association for Children and Adults with Learning Disabilities (5th, San Francisco, CA, October 1983).