ERIC Number: ED248851
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Apr
Reference Count: 0
The Computer in the General Curriculum. Term 1.
Shires, David, Ed.
Designed to provide information on educational computing to elementary and secondary school educators, particularly those in South Australia, this publication is produced once each term. The Term 1 issue includes the following articles: a description of Information Technology Month (July 1984) activities in South Australia; "Software Piracy vs. Copying Programs" (John Roche); "From Whom to Purchase a Computer" (Wayne Starick); "Application Development Language" (Dean Rosenhain); "Computers in the Classroom" (Keith Lomax, Bellevue Primary; David Chapman, Campbelltown High; Peter M. Russell, Memorial Oval Primary); "Teaching with Small Databases" (Roger Taplin); "The Curriculum and Information" and "Classify" (two computer programs, Frank James); "Fifth South Coast Summer School in Computing" (Sandra Hajszan and Hugh Wood); "Chess Mate!" (Alan Goldsmith); and "Reviewing Software--A Practical Approach!" (Carol Cayley). Reviews are also provided of the following software programs: Mathvader, Elementary Mathematics Volume 1, Elementary Volume 7, MECC Volume 10 Elementary, Easy Spell, Easy Script, Terrible Tales, Rally A, Sheepdog, Granny's Garden, Data Handler, Grade Manager, MECC Science Volume 1, and LOGO on the Commodore 64 and Atari. Five books and the Facit Dot Matrix Printer are also reviewed. (LMM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Angle Park Computing Centre (Australia).
Identifiers: Australia; Computer Piracy; Computer Uses in Education; Software Evaluation; Software Reviews
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