ERIC Number: ED238424
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
The First Byte: A Teacher's Guide to Classroom Computers.
Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.
Resources and recommendations are presented to aid teachers in using microcomputers for instructional purposes. Sections in this guide include: (1) an overview of what a computer is and how it works; (2) recommendations for microcomputer care and operation; (3) guidelines for teacher training including who should be trained, the type and amount of training needed, where to get it, and what teacher competencies are recommended; (4) guidelines for student instruction in computer literacy and programming including a computer literacy scope and sequence for grades K-8; (5) guidelines for selecting a computer-based instructional system and courseware; (6) extensive guidelines for evaluating software and courseware including several evaluation forms and checklists; (7) bibliographies of magazines/newsletters, sources of information, software directories, software suppliers, journal articles on microcomputers in education, books, software review journals, and catalogs; and (8) a glossary of computer terms. A form for evaluating the usefulness of this guide is included. (DC)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Bibliographies
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Oklahoma State Dept. of Education, Oklahoma City.