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ERIC Number: ED246568
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983-Aug
Pages: 1236
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Special Education Microcomputer Software Directory.
Anderson, Nancy; And Others
Intended to help special educators select software appropriate for their classroom use, the directory contains evalutions of about 300 instructional software packages. An index lists titles by computer type and the following subject areas: computer literacy, critical thinking, grammar, life skills, literature, math computation, math problem solving, reading, science, speech and language, spelling , social studies, writing, and mixed. Other indexes provide access by minor subjects and reading level; subject and computer type by title; and software type, interest, and difficulty level. The bulk of the document consists of evaluation sheets on each software package. Evaluations include such information as software title, vendor and address, copyright date, reviewer's name and exceptionality taught, level and years of teaching experience of reviewer, subjects of software package, package contents, prerequisite skills or knowledge, levels of difficulty, interest level, such program characteristics as graphics and built in reinforcers, hardware requirements, strengths, weaknesses and operational problems, and an overall rating. Appended are lists of computer journals, computer books, and directories. A blank evaluation form is also appended. (DB)
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Montgomery County Intermediate Unit 23, Blue Bell, PA.
Note: The document was prepared by the Division of Special Education.