ERIC Number: ED249939
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
Computer Literacy: Teacher Competencies.
Texas Education Agency, Austin.
This document provides assistance to teachers who will present computer literacy courses established by the State Board of Education and required of all seventh and eight grade Texas students, beginning September 1, 1985, and to other educators responsible for teacher training. Designed to guide the teachers' training program, define the necessary skills, and specify the extent to which those competencies must be mastered, it is also a study guide for preparing to pass the test required by the Texas Education Agency for prospective computer literacy teachers. For each competency area, purposes, objectives, and sample questions are included. Following recommendations for teacher training, competencies are listed for the following areas: computer-related terminology and use, history and development of computers, use of the computer as a tool, communicating instructions to the computer, problems and issues of computer use in society, and methodology for teaching computer literacy. An appendix lists 13 publications for additional reading. (LMM)
Descriptors: Competence, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Junior High Schools, Objectives, Programing, Teacher Certification, Teacher Education, Teaching Methods, Test Items, Vocabulary
Publication Distribution Office, Texas Education Agency, 201 East 11th Street, Austin, TX 78701 ($1.00 per copy).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Texas Education Agency, Austin.
Identifiers: Computer Uses in Education; Texas