ERIC Number: ED262760
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
[The Computing Teacher. Selected Articles on the use of Microcomputers in Language Arts Instruction.]
Computing Teacher, Dec 1983-Jun 1985
This document consists primarily of a compilation of nine articles, on the use of microcomputers in language arts instruction, that have been extracted from 1983-1985 issues of the journal "The Computing Teacher". Also included are various software reviews from the same period. The articles include: "Keyboarding Skills: Elementary, My Dear?" (Keith Wetzel/includes bibiliography); (2) "Keyboarding--A Must in Tomorrow's World" (Evelyn Kisner); (3) "Problems of Computer Assisted Instruction in Composition" (Robert M. Hertz); (4) "Teaching Literature with the Help of Microcomputers" (Elaine McNally Jarchow); (5) "The Electronic Writing Machine: Using Word Processors with Students" (Karen L. Piper); (6) "Computer Haiku: A Classroom Experiment with LOGO in the Language Arts" (Bates Hoffer and Pat Semmes); (7) "Follow 2--A Theme Commentary Program" (Leigh Howard Holmes); (8) "Bank Street Writer--Does the Tool Define the Process or Vice Versa?" (Randall Boone); and (9) "'But What Do I Write?'--Literary Analysis Made Easier" (Helen J. Schwartz/includes sample course syllabus). The second section of the document contains reviews of seven software programs: (1) KidWriter, (2) Story Maker, (3) Bank Street Story Book, (4) Story Tree, (5) Bank Street Writer (3 reviews), (6) Bank Street Speller, and (7) Quill. (JB)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Material Evaluation, Language Arts, Microcomputers, North American Literature, Programing, Programing Languages, Teaching Methods, Word Processing
International Council for Computers in Education, University of Oregon, 1787 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403.
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Council for Computers in Education, Eugene, OR.