ERIC Number: ED238569
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
R & D Speaks: Effectiveness of Microcomputers in Educational Applications. Conference Proceedings (Austin, Texas, September 27-28, 1983).
Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.
An invitational conference was convened to examine the use of microcomputers in public school education. Conference presentations summarized in this document offer overviews of instructional computing and discuss software development and evaluation, classroom and laboratory applications, and policy matters regarding software and hardware selection. Other presentations investigate the applicability of actual software in the areas of mathematics and science, special education/special needs, and teacher performance evaluation. In the concluding session, representatives from each participating state department, region, district, and school were invited to discuss the use of computers as educational tools in their respective states; paragraph-length statements report microcomputer futures and options in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, New Mexico, and Texas. (RH)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Southwest Educational Development Lab., Austin, TX.