ERIC Number: ED194060
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of NECC/2 National Educational Computing Conference 1980 (Norfolk, Virginia, June 23-25, 1980).
Harris, Diana, Ed.; Collison, Beth, Ed.
This proceedings, which includes 52 papers and abstracts of 13 invited and nine tutorial sessions, provides an overview of the current status of computer usage in education and offers substantive forecasts for academic computing. Papers are presented under the following headings: Business--Economics, Tools and Techniques for Instruction, Computers in Humanistic Studies, Computer Literacy, Science and Engineering, Structured Programming, ACM Elementary and Secondary Schools Subcommittee, Computer Science Education, Integrating Computing into K-12 Curriculum, Mathematics, Testing-Placement, Pre-College Instructional Materials, Minority Institutions--ECMI, Computer Laboratories in Education, Computer Games in Instruction, and Computing Curricula. Abstracts are provided for 13 invited sessions dealing with such topics as microcomputers in education; research in microcomputer uses; personal computing; educational computing: past, present, and future; the Open University; CAUSE program and projects; funding academic computing programs; computer-based resource sharing; computers and instruction; improving utilization of 2-year college computer centers; teaching computer ethics; data sets available from the federal government; and MIS education, as well as nine tutorial sessions designed to provide attendees with the opportunity to expand their appreciation of and involvement in educational computing. (CHC)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Programs, Computer Science, Computers, Elementary Secondary Education, Games, Higher Education, Humanistic Education, Learning Laboratories, Material Development, Mathematics Instruction, Microcomputers, Science Education
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Iowa Univ., Iowa City. Computer Center.