ERIC Number: ED246844
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Oct
Reference Count: N/A
Computer Courseware Evaluations. A Series of Reports Compiled by the Clearinghouse Computer Technology Project.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.
This report reviews Apple computer courseware in business education, library skills, mathematics, science, special education, and word processing based on the curricular requirements of Alberta, Canada. It provides detailed evaluations of 23 authorized titles in business education (2), mathematics (20), and science (1); 3 of the math titles are also evaluated for use in special education. Titles not recommended or still to be evaluated are listed for all six areas. The detailed evaluations include the disk title, producer(s), address, telephone number, grade level, contents, topics, additional hardware/software requirements, other formats available (not evaluated), year produced, cost, subject, and format. Also included are objectives, content description, content evaluation, instructional format description and evaluation, technical design description and evaluation, management system description and evaluation, a summary statement, status (recommended or supplementary), and purchase information. Titles include Typing Tutor II; Automated Accounting; Computer Graphing Experiments (volumes 1-3); Academic Skill Builders in Mathematics (Alien Addition, Minus Mission, Meteor Multipication, Demolition Division, Alligator Mix, Dragon Mix); Math Drill; Count and Add; Counting Bee; Math Activities Courseware 6; Laser Chaser; Gertrude's Puzzles; Gertrude's Secrets; Math Skill Games; Elementary Volume 1; Equations; Multiplying Fractions; Quadratic Equations; Math Sequences; Galaxy Math Facts; Mathematics (Levels A-C, Managed); Explorer Metros; Fractions/Decimals; Whole Numbers; and Compete (botany). (LMM)
Descriptors: Business Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Criteria, Library Instruction, Mathematics Instruction, Microcomputers, Science Instruction, Special Education, Word Processing
School Book Branch, Alberta Education, 10410 - 121 St., Edmonton, Alberta, Canada T5N 1L2 ($10.00 per copy, prepaid).
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton.