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ERIC Number: ED265846
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1985-Oct
Pages: 21
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Computers in the Gym: Friends and Assistants.
Hurwitz, Dick
Designed to assist physical education teachers realize the benefits of microcomputer usage, this paper presents the case study of a hypothetical middle school teacher who utilizes Apple computers for record-keeping, planning, teaching, and coaching. The case study shows how the computers save time, assist in individualizing instruction, help motivate and interest students, and allow the teacher to communicate with others in her field. In addition, several computer programs and their applications are discussed: (1) Appleworks; (2) Teacher Utilities, Volume 1; (3) Sports Data Services Volleyball Statistics; (4) Petwork (a hypothetical communications network); (5) Project REACT Athletic Scheduling; (6) Attendance Taker; (7) The Factory; (8) Project REACT Bowling; (9) Physical Education Record Keeper; (10) Body Fat Calculator; and (11) Comptech Systems Design Volleyball. A list of references is appended which provides sources for the computer software mentioned in the document. (JB)
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A