ERIC Number: ED331473
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Technology Applications in Basic Skills (TABS). Report of Findings--1985. Second Year Summary.
Merrimack Education Center, Chelmsford, MA.
This summary presents information on the design rationale, project coordination, and findings of the Technology Applications in Basic Skills project (TABS), which was administered by the Merrimack Education Center and designed to implement programs that use the computer and related technologies to increase student competencies in the basic skills areas of writing, problem solving, and research/study skills in grades 6 through 8. The issues presented in this report include: (1) goals of the project; (2) the major milestones passed, including accomplishment of student performance objectives and curriculum development; (3) other accomplishments such as an increase in academic achievement, successful integration of computers and other instructional innovations into the classroom, and an increase in computer literacy; (4) considerations for policy, particularly curriculum development and evaluation; (5) benefits of the project; (6) replication activities; and (7) adoption costs. (DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC. Center for Libraries and Education Improvement.
Authoring Institution: Merrimack Education Center, Chelmsford, MA.
Note: For the Year-1 Report and its Executive Summary, see ED 263 871-872.