ERIC Number: ED253520
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1984
Reference Count: 0
The Application of Microcomputers to Teacher Education. OATE-OACTE Monograph Series No. 8.
Warger, Cynthia L., Ed.; Murphy, Linda B., Ed.
The articles in this monograph focus upon the use of computers in improving educational programing and administration. A description is given of a model decision-making approach to assist local school systems in adopting a computer literacy curriculum. Also included are a discussion of software selection and the components of a programing course for classroom teachers. Microcomputer applications at the university level are considered, as well as staff development in the uses of microcomputers. The following papers are presented: (1) "Computer Literacy: A Case of Curriculum Decision Making" (Loviah E. Aldinger and H. Wells Singleton); (2) "Specialized Software Selection for Speech/Language Rehabilitation" (Virginia B. Morrison); (3) "Teaching Teachers Programming: The University of Cincinnati Model" (Jeffry S. Gordon); (4) "Administrative Uses for a Microcomputer in Teacher Education: The Kent State Example" (Frank G. Cookingham); and (5) "A Model for Computer Literacy Staff Development in Teacher Education: Miami University Meets the Challenge" (Kay Walla and Robert Wendel). (JD)
Descriptors: Administrative Organization, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Curriculum Development, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Microcomputers, Program Development, Remedial Instruction, Staff Development, Teacher Education Programs
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Toledo Univ., OH. Coll. of Education and Allied Professions.; Ohio Confederation of Teacher Education Associations.
Authoring Institution: Ohio Association of Teacher Educators.; Ohio Association of Colleges for Teacher Education.