ERIC Number: ED260710
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Aug
Reference Count: N/A
MicroSIFT Courseware Evaluation. [Set 13 (294-319), Set 14 (320-361), with Hardware (HRD) and Subject (SBJ) Indexes to Both Sets.]
Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
This document consists of 68 microcomputer software package evaluations prepared by MicroSIFT (Microcomputer Software and Information for Teachers) Clearinghouse at the Northwest Regional Education Laboratory. There are 26 packages in set 13 and 42 in set 14. Each software review lists producer, time and place of evaluation, cost, ability level, subject, topic, medium, required hardware and software, preview policy, instructional purposes and techniques, available documentation, instructional objectives and prerequisites, content and structure, estimated student time required, potential uses, major strengths and weaknesses, and additional comments. An evaluation summary rates each package on 21 criteria. The titles in Sets 13 and 14 are as follows: Addition Logician; Anagramas Hispanoamericanos; Circuit Lab; Electronic Study Guide for Trigonometry; Exploring Tables and Graphs--Level 1 and 2; Geoart; Geography Series--New England; La Corrida De Toros; Mission--Algebra; Mots Croises et Mot Secret; Number Farm; Osmotic Pressure; PLATO French Series; PLATO German Series; PLATO Spanish Series; Poker Parat; Practical Grammar--Complex Sentences--Adjective Clauses; Practical Grammar Part I--Principal Parts of Verbs; Ratio and Proportion; Reading Adventure I; Savoir Ecrire; The Linguist; The Observatory; Trap-A-Zoid; U.S. Geography Quiz; Vocabulary Adventure I; Addition and Subtraction; Addition 6-10, Subtraction 6-10 and Addition and Subtraction 6-10; Andy and the Math-A-Sizer; Bank Street Storybook; Basic Skills Courseware--Third Grade, Fifth Grade, Ninth Grade; Beginning Consonants and Ending Consonants; Buzz, Bang, Harvey; Creature Creator; Dinosaur Days; Early Learning Series--Volume I; English SAT II; Exploring Sorting Routines; Fay--That Math Woman; Foreign Language Series--Latin; Fraction Fun with Fraction Man, Level 1; Greek Mythology; Learning about Numbers; Letters and First Words; Mathematics Life Skills, Volume 1--Money Manager; Mathematics Word Problems--Grade 1; Mind Benders A1, A2, and A3; Modern Biology Study Disk; Payroll System--A Business Simulation; Poker Listo; Practical Algebra--Algebra Word Problems; Practical Geometry Series--Triangles; Preschool Activities for Learning; Purchase Power; Reading Klooz; Santa Fe Trail; Spanish Vocabulary Game; Special Topics in Mathematics--Bases Other Than Ten; Spellagraph; Spelling Worksheet Generator; Sports Problems III; T. Rex; Voyage of the Mimi--Introduction to Computing; Word Benders--Phrases, A-1; Word Benders--Similarities, C-1; and Wordfinder. (JB)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.