ERIC Number: ED396682
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: N/A
Integrating PC Tools for Presenting Information in Science Classes.
Haffey, Larry J.
There are a variety of computing tools available in educational institutions. With the knowledge of standard tools and how they can be used to compliment one another, students can gain impressive skills in information presentation. This paper describes a method for science students to use in preparing data for analysis and dissemination and informs about the interactive nature of the technology. A sample project demonstrates the following general procedure for using a word processor and spreadsheet to develop a project: (1) generate data with an application on a computer program; (2) import data into a spreadsheet; (3) organize and label data using a spreadsheet; (4) construct graphs of data using a spreadsheet; (5) write the text to communicate the results of the project using a word processor; (6) input spreadsheet data into the word processor for formal presentation; (7) utilize special features of the word processor to highlight the information and to shorten the overall preparation time; and (8) produce the hardcopy to communicate the results. An appendix provides a sample basic program. (Author/AEF)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Presentation Mode
Note: In: Recreating the Revolution. Proceedings of the Annual National Educational Computing Conference (15th, Boston, Massachusetts, June 13-15, 1994); see IR 017 841.