ERIC Number: ED248891
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-Jan
Reference Count: 0
Planning Guide for Computer Education Programs in Elementary and Secondary Schools in New Mexico.
Brown, Susan, Ed.
Designed to assist local board of education members, administrators, teachers, and parents, this guide provides information on planning a comprehensive computer education program and on selecting hardware and software. Planning topics discussed include purposes/types of computer use, staff training, location, distribution of computers across schools and programs, guidelines for evaluating hardware and software, and budget considerations. A model depicts an overview of microcomputers in education. Also provided are a checklist of questions to consider before selecting software/courseware, a list of software source reviews, a discussion of hardware selection, and a list of hardware selection criteria. A resource section lists books and databases, videotapes, periodicals, and associations and organizations that deal with the topic of educational computing; the names of several New Mexico educational computing resource people; and computer bibliographies available through the Educational Resource Center of the New Mexico State Department of Education. (LMM)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Practitioners; Parents
Authoring Institution: New Mexico State Dept. of Education, Santa Fe.
Identifiers: Computer Uses in Education; Software Evaluation; Software Reviews