ERIC Number: ED205201
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: N/A
Instructional Software Selection: A Guide to Instructional Microcomputer Software. Microcomputers in Education Series.
Douglas, Shirley; Neights, Gary
This guide for evaluating microcomputer instructional software includes a hardware/software interface analysis sheet which can be used to determine if the software being evaluated is compatible with the hardware on which it will be used. Also provided is an instructional software evaluation form for use in making judgments about (1) specific instructional objectives, (2) grade level, (3) validation data, (4) correlation data, (5) instructional strategies employed in the software, and (6) instructional design features. Appendices include a listing of seven computer users' groups and local computer clubs in California, Ohio, and Pennsylvania; a listing of eight computer software libraries; a short bibliography of resources; and a list of organizations concerned with computer assisted instruction. A glossary of terms dealing specifically with microcomputer software is also appended. (LLS)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg.
Note: For a related document, see IR 009 507. Also prepared through the Colonial Northampton Intermediate Unit, PA.