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ERIC Number: ED334962
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Oct
Reference Count: 0
The Use of the Computer in Louisiana Schools. Sixth Annual Report. Bulletin 1679.
Hubbell, John N.
Information for the 1986-87 school year presented in this fifth annual report on microcomputer use for 1,178 public and private K-12 schools in Louisiana indicates that, overall, 92% of the schools are using computers for instruction or other purposes. Detailed survey results are presented in 15 data tables, which show: (1-2) the number and percentage of schools that do and do not use computers; (3) computer utilization by grade level; (4) distribution of computer use by subject area; (5) number of computers in schools; (6) the number of microcomputers by brand and model; (7) use of computers and number of students served; (8) number of boys, girls, and special education students in classes using computers; (9) percentage and number of schools with special programs encouraging girls or special education students to use computers; (10) locations of computer use (e.g., computer lab, classroom, library); (11) computer software sources; (12) sources of computer equipment maintenance; (13) sources of and number of teachers receiving computer training; (14) sources of funding for computer purchase; and (15) the number of schools, by type, purchasing computers from the state contract. Also included are recommendations from the Louisiana Department of Education, the survey instrument, and appendices of raw data from the survey. The appendices make up more than half of the report. (SD)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data; Reports - Descriptive; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Louisiana State Dept. of Education, Baton Rouge. Office of Research and Development.
Note: For the fourth and fifth annual reports, see ED 265 829 and IR 014 183; for a study of trends in computer use in Louisiana schools, see ED 325 083. Title varies slightly on title page.