ERIC Number: ED260699
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
Instructional Strategies for Using Microcomputers in Vocational Education.
This publication contains 4 reports and 15 profiles which illustrate the role of computers in education with emphasis on vocational education. The reports are: (1) "Microcomputers in the Classroom--Dreams and Realities" (Henry Jay Becker); (2) "Microcomputers in the Classroom: Are There Unique Issues for Vocational Educators to Consider?" (Judith M. Rodenstein); (3) "Microcomputer Instruction in Agriculture and Agribusiness" (D. W. Scheid); and (4) "Vocational 'CAD' Education at the Indian Valley Vocational Center" (Mark Schwendau). The profiles, which describe an institution's efforts to integrate the microcomputer into a particular curriculum are: (1) "Coordinating the Use of Microcomputers District-Wide"; (2) "Integrating Microcomputers into the Secondary School Curriculum"; (3) "A Computer Literacy Course at a Liberal Arts College"; (4) "Integrating the Microcomputer into a Business Education Curriculum"; (5) "Simulation of a Model Office"; (6) "Integrating Information Processing into a Business Curriculum"; (7) "Using the Microcomputer in a Basic Skills Program"; (8) "The Microcomputer in Agricultural Education"; (9) "Integrating Computer Assisted Design (CAD) into the Drafting Curriculum"; (10) "A Statewide Demonstration Site for Teaching CAD"; (11) "Generating Tests with a Microcomputer"; (12) "Enhancing a Printing Technology Curriculum with the Microcomputer"; (13) "Using the Microcomputer to Manage in a Secondary Level T&I Program"; (14) "Computer Managed Instruction in a Major Appliance Servicing Program"; and (15) "Using a Microcomputer to Control a Mill." Each profile contains the name, address, and telephone number of the contributing institution, the title of the instructional program used, and the name of the contact person at the institution. (JB)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Curriculum Development, Curriculum Enrichment, Instructional Design, Instructional Development, Microcomputers, Teaching Methods, Vocational Education
Vocational Studies Center, 1025 W. Johnson St., Room 964, Madison, WI 53706 ($30.00 plus 10% for shipping and handling).
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Wisconsin Univ., Madison. Vocational Studies Center.