ERIC Number: ED275317
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Computers and Problem Solving: A Workshop for Educators.
Written in the form of a workshop transcript for participants to take with them, this booklet is designed to present new ideas, reinforce ideas covered in the workshop, suggest applications of workshop content, and encourage participants to use the applications. The concept of "problem" is defined; key ideas in problem solving are considered; roles of computers in problem solving and building on previous work are discussed; effective procedures for problem solving are explored; and conclusions and recommendations are presented. Exercises and debriefing activities for participants are included throughout the text, applications and activities are listed at the end of each chapter, and references are provided. A brief Guide to Active Listening is appended. Numerous humorous illustrations are inserted throughout the text. (KM)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Computers, Heuristics, Higher Education, Listening Skills, Problem Solving, Professional Continuing Education, Teaching Methods, Workshops
International Council for Computers in Education, University of Oregon, 1787 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403-1923 ($8.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Council for Computers in Education, Eugene, OR.