ERIC Number: ED169912
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1978
Reference Count: 0
Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield.
This manual designed to provide the teacher with methods of understanding the computer and its potential in the classroom includes four units with exercises and an answer sheet. Unit 1 covers computer fundamentals, the mini computer, programming languages, an introduction to BASIC, and control instructions. Variable names and constants described in Unit 2 include the LET instruction, GO TO statement, IF--THEN statement, and INPUT instruction. READ and DATA statements, summing and counting, functions, and the FOR and NEXT statements are covered in Unit 3, while Unit 4 includes defining a function--DEF, subscripted variables, subroutines--GOSUB, and graphing--TAB function. Control commands, error messages, editing, and flow charting are described in the appendices, as well as the"mailbox analogy," which illustrates the operation of the digital computer. (JEG)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois State Office of Education, Springfield.
Note: Not available in hard copy due to print quality of original document