ERIC Number: ED328243
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: N/A
AppleWorks for Educators: A Beginning and Intermediate Workbook. Version 3.0.
This manual provides teachers with learning activities designed to improve their use of computer applications and to facilitate the integration of computers into the curriculum. Step-by-step instructions for AppleWorks allow hands-on experience in the following applications: (1) formatting disks and getting started in general; (2) word processing, which includes deletion, editing, moving blocks of text, inserting text, and practicing with a sample document; (3) printer options, which includes creating a template file, adding files to the desktop, changing page numbers, margins, or set-up, and printer type sizes and styles; (4) spell checking; (5) using a spreadsheet, which includes basic spreadsheet features, entering formulas or grades, additional functions and features, and creating a spreadsheet template; (6) databases, which includes arranging, creating, copying, and printing databases; and (7) mail merging. A data disk is available from the publisher that contains the files used in the activities. Supplementary articles from "The Computing Teacher" on word processing, spreadsheets, databases, and AppleWorks are provided. A command index, a glossary of computer terms, and a subject index are included. (DB)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Printers, Computer Software, Database Management Systems, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Materials, Microcomputers, Spelling, Spreadsheets, Teacher Improvement, Word Processing
International Society for Technology in Education, 1787 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: International Society for Technology in Education, Eugene, OR.