ERIC Number: ED251823
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Claremont Reading Conference. Forty-Eighth Yearbook: Reading in the Age of the Computer; Proceedings of the Claremont Reading Conference (51st, Claremont, California, March 20-21, 1984).
Douglass, Malcolm P., Ed.
The articles in this collection approach the theme of "Reading in the Age of the Computer" in a variety of ways. Topics covered in the 26 articles include the following: (1) children, school, and computers; (2) new kinds of electronic learning environments; (3) the personal computer for creative learning and thinking; (4) going beyond rote and drill with computers; (5) narrative artistry in a new medium; (6) the LOGO language; (7) a personal computer writing curriculum; (8) college reading programs in the age of the computer; (9) development and use of computer-based learning materials; (10) evaluating software programs in reading; (11) outstanding effective classrooms; (12) reading and what children write; (13) how Shakespeare's contemporaries looked at education; (14) universal themes in folktales; (15) integrating reading and writing through grammar; (16) children's cognitive processing of television, radio, and books; (17) the use of sign language to supplement reading acquisition; (18) the development of graphic representation for American sign language; (19) assessment of children's communicative competence; and (20) the ideal environment in a neighborhood school. (HTH)
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Curriculum Development, Educational Environment, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Microcomputers, Reading Instruction, Reading Programs, Sign Language, Teaching Methods, Writing (Composition)
Claremont Reading Conference Yearbook, Harper 200, Claremont Graduate School, Claremont, CA 91711 ($14.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Books
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Claremont Graduate School, CA.