ERIC Number: ED332589
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
Thinking About Drinking.
Delaware Univ., Newark.
This document outlines a computerized alcohol lesson and its hardware requirements that were developed as an instructional package for students who violate the alcohol policy at the University of Delaware (UD). The behavioral objectives, that the student should have a basic understanding of the physiological, psychological, and sociological aspects of alcohol use, are stated first. The program itself is in eight sections which cover: (1) Myth or Fact: What Do You Know about Alcohol?; (2) Physiological Effects of Alcohol; (3) Psychological and Sociological Effects of Alcohol; (4) Set, Setting, and Substance; (5) Alcohol-Related Emergencies; (6) What Are the Signs of Alcoholism?; (7) Progression and Change in Alcohol Use; (8) Drinking and Pregnancy: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome. Each section is briefly described. It is noted that though the program is open-ended, students spend an average of 1.5 hours using it, and that because this program has been in use for more than 5 years, it has undergone revisions incorporating comments and suggestions made by staff and students. The hardware requirements and commands are detailed. Finally, how the program is used at UD and its accessibility is described. (JB)
Descriptors: Alcohol Abuse, Computer Assisted Instruction, Course Content, Courseware, Drinking, Drug Education, Higher Education, Prevention
The computerized instructional package is available from: Joyce L. Walter, 203 Laurel Hall, University of Delaware, Newark, DE 19716.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Delaware Univ., Newark.
Identifiers: Network for Drug Free Colleges; University of Delaware
Note: This report is part of a collection of programs, policies and curricula developed by members of the Network of Colleges and Universities Committed to the Elimination of Drug and Alcohol Abuse, a coalition of institutions sponsored by the Department of Education, Office of Educational Research and Improvement in response to the 1989 Drug Free Schools and Communities Act. For related documents, see HE 024 527-551 and ED 313 654.