ERIC Number: ED192818
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Guide to Microcomputers.
Frederick, Franz J.
This comprehensive guide to microcomputers and their role in education discusses the general nature of microcomputers; computer languages in simple English; operating systems and what they can do for you; compatible systems; special accessories; service and maintenance; computer assisted instruction, computer managed instruction, and computer graphics; time sharing and resource sharing; potential instructional and media center applications; and special applications, e.g., electronic mail, networks, and videodiscs. Available resources are presented in a bibliography of magazines and journals about microcomputers and software and their uses, a selected list of companies specializing in creating specialized languages and applications programs for microcomputers, and a selected list of companies specializing in the preparation of educational programs for use on microcomputers. (CHC)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Managed Instruction, Equipment Maintenance, Microcomputers, Minicomputers, Programing Languages, Videodisc Recordings
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; ERIC Publications
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Inst. of Education (DHEW), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Association for Educational Communications and Technology, Washington, DC.; ERIC Clearinghouse on Information Resources, Syracuse, NY.