ERIC Number: ED260289
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
Computer Assisted Instruction for Adult Basic Education. A 310 Special Demonstration Project 1984-1985.
Rio Salado Community Coll., AZ.
This handbook is designed to familiarize adult basic education (ABE) instructors with the basics of computer-assisted instruction (CAI). Addressed in the individual sections of the manual are the following topics: computers in ABE, benefits of CAI, hidden cost considerations and necessary commitment for CAI, vocabulary, getting started, incorporation of CAI into the adult learner's class time, procedures for monitoring actual computer time, considerations for purchasing a computer, criteria for evaluating software (use of a model evaluation form, areas of available computer programs, and software companies), care for software, computer repairs, and guidelines concerning copying programs. (MN)
Descriptors: Adult Basic Education, Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Courseware, Demonstration Programs, Educational Benefits, Equipment Maintenance, Equipment Utilization, Evaluation Criteria, Fused Curriculum, Instructional Material Evaluation, Media Selection, Microcomputers, Records (Forms), Teaching Methods
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Sponsor: Arizona State Dept. of Education, Phoenix. Div. of Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Rio Salado Community Coll., AZ.