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ERIC Number: ED254196
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984-May
Reference Count: 0
The Use of the Computer in Louisiana Schools. Third Annual Report. Bulletin 1679, Revised.
Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Office of Research and Development.
This annual publication briefly reports on the findings of the third annual survey sent to 1,523 public schools and 421 nonpublic schools in Louisiana. Findings based on responses from 844 schools (55%) indicate that 81% of the schools are using computers, as compared with 32% in 1982-1983; the number of computers almost tripled in one year; CAI and computer awareness instruction were the most common functions, with administrative functions considered most important in usefulness; and inservice teacher training was the most important teacher need. Conclusions and recommendations for the Louisiana Department of Education are included. In addition to a sample survey instrument, the appendices provide data tables that list: (1) responding schools by grade levels and subject areas, by school within parish within type; (2) models of computers reported by schools, listed by school within parish; and (3) models of computers reported by schools, listed by school within parish within make of computer. (LMM)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Office of Research and Development.
Identifiers: Computer Uses in Education; Louisiana
Note: For related document, see ED 234 764.