ERIC Number: ED205203
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Microcomputer Reference: A Guide to Microcomputers. Microcomputers in Education Series.
Douglas, Shirley; Neights, Gary
This guide for educational practitioners who are considering the purchase of a microcomputer provides a brief discussion of basic information about computers, some criteria to use in conducting a needs assessment prior to the purchase of any microcomputer equipment, and criteria for use in the evaluation of various microcomputers in relation to the needs of the purchaser. Both a needs assessment instrument and evaluation worksheets are included, as well as a glossary of computer terms; a list of microcomputer related organizations, associations, consortia, and networks; a list of relevant periodicals; and a 13-item bibliography. (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 009 505. Also prepared through the Colonial Northampton Intermediate Unit.