ERIC Number: ED263557
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
The Computer and English Teaching.
Matthews, Dorothy, Ed.
Illinois English Bulletin, v73 n1 Fall 1985
Written from a variety of perspectives, the 13 articles in this journal issue focus on the use of the computer in teaching English. Specific topics discussed in the articles are as follows: the era of the microcomputer, by R. Baird Shuman; pedagogical issues involving computers, by Duane Roen and Margaret Fleming; computer rhetoric at the University of Illinois, by Frank Hodgins; the writing outreach workshop planned for the summer of 1986, by Dennis Baron; using collaborative writing as a successful strategy for computer-assisted instruction, by Gail E. Hawisher and Gary D. Schmidt; composition, revision, and word processing, by Nadene Keene; a community college program involving composition by word processing, by Rick Dollieslager; the computer and seventh graders (an anecdotal report), by Katherine Wells Knighten; the Apple Writer as a word processing program for student publications, by Daniel R. Russo; learning to love word processing, by Donna-Marie Stupple; plunging into word processing (a teacher's experience) by Carolyn Boiarsky; managing with only one computer in a classroom, by Phyllis Mabry; and a sample proposal to a school board requesting funds for microcomputers, by Marti Swanson. (EL)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Oriented Programs, Elementary Secondary Education, English Curriculum, English Instruction, Higher Education, Individualized Instruction, Learning Activities, Microcomputers, Student Publications, Teaching Methods, Word Processing, Writing Instruction, Writing Skills
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Illinois Association of Teachers of English, Urbana.