ERIC Number: ED260702
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
Proceedings of the Annual Conference on "The Role of the Computer in Education" (5th, Arlington Heights, Illinois, February 20-22, 1985).
Micro-Ideas, Glenview, IL.
The 46 papers in this proceedings summarize the work of academic and private groups which seek to provide a means of integrating the utilization of the computer into an established curriculum; descriptions of sample courses are included. The contents include: (1) Four Precollege Computer Curricula: A Symposium; (2) Data Processing Management Association; (3) Computer Science for Secondary Schools: Course Content; (4) The Report of the ICTM SC3; (5) Assessing Library Microcomputer Needs; (6) Word Processors: "Ghost Writer"; (7) Telecommunications for Educators--An Introduction; (8) Structured BASIC on the Macintosh; (9) Issues and Trends; (10) Computers in Biological Education; (11) BASIC for Students with a Limited Mathematics Background; (12) Word Processing: Introduction in the Computer Lab; (13) Microworlds and Macroworlds; (14) Professional Training in CBE: The View of One University; (15) Kinder Keys: A Keyboarding Program; (16) Lasagna Code--An Alternative to Spaghetti; (17) Software Evaluation Is a Personal Affair; (18) Computer Expedition 1984: What to Do When the Novelty Is Gone; (19) Effects of Microcomputer Technology on Young Handicapped Children; (20) The Role of the Microcomputer at Illinois State University; (21) Polishing the Apple in Vocational Education; (22) Keyboarding in the K-12 Curriculum; (23) The Microcomputer Lab of the Future; (24) Taking the Next Step--Slowly; (25) CAI--Is That All There Is?; (26) Outlining a Practical First Computer Course for Special Educators; (27) College Chemistry Graduates Have Poor Communication Skills; (28) Computer Power: A Problem Solving Course for All Levels; (29) Pascal as a Programming Language for Beginners; (30) Word Processing Is Good for Elementary Teachers and Students; (31) Keyboarding; (32) Teachers Talk--The Failure of Computers in Education?; (33) Three Anchors and Computer-Assisted Learning; (34) Increasing Female Involvement in the Use of Computers; (35) Using New Technologies in Education: A Redefinition; (36) Child Tracking System; (37) Computer Literacy: Still an Issue or Should We Change Its Name?; (38) Improving Instruction through Appropriate Software for Special Ed; (39) Taking the Byte out of Counseling; (40) Sweetening Your Apple; (41) The Computer as a Tool in the Junior High Classroom; (42) Implementation of a K-8 Computer Curriculum; (43) CIC--Computers in the Curriculum; (44) Excellence in Administration: Planning and Presenting; (45) Advanced Techniques of Logo Programming; and (46) Athletic Administration: Sport Statistics. (JB)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Micro-Ideas, Glenview, IL.