ERIC Number: ED235784
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
Computers in Education: Realizing the Potential. Report of a Research Conference, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, November 20-24, 1982.
Lesgold, Alan M., Ed.; Reif, Frederick, Ed.
The full proceedings are provided here of a conference of 40 teachers, educational researchers, and scientists from both the public and private sectors that centered on the future of computers in education and the research required to realize the computer's educational potential. A summary of the research issues considered and suggested means for stimulating and supporting proposed basic and prototype research activities is followed by the Chairmen's Report. The invited papers are then presented: (1) "The Computer Age," by Herbert A. Simon; (2) "Technologies for Learning," by Raj Reddy; (3) "Paradigms for Computer-Based Education," by Alan M. Lesgold; (4) "Research on Science Education," by Jill H. Larkin; (5) "Research on Mathematics Education," by Robert B. Davis; (6) "Teaching Mathematics," by Steve Davis; (7) "The Mathematics Curriculum K-12," by Henry O. Pollack; (8) "Teaching Science," by Jim Minstrell; (9) "Research on Reading Education," by Richard C. Anderson; (10) "Research on Writing Education," by Robert Gundlach; (11) "Teaching Reading," by Catherine Copeland; (12) "Teaching Writing," by Brooke Workman; and (15) "Literacy," by E. D. Hirsch, Jr. Reports of the Conference Committees on Mathematics and Science (Frederick Reif) and Reading and Writing (Alan M. Lesgold) conclude the report. (LMM)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Managed Instruction, Educational Research, Instructional Materials, Mathematics Education, Models, Reading Instruction, Research Needs, Science Education, Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction
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Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Information Analyses; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Policymakers; Researchers
Authoring Institution: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.