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ERIC Number: ED280433
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1982
Pages: 44
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Computers in the School Curriculum (A Collection of Essays).
Ediger, Marlow
The nine essays in this collection examine various issues regarding the utilization of computers in the school curriculum, including the selection of objectives, learning activities and appraisal procedures in curriculum development; providing for individual differences among learners; staff development; behaviorism as an emphasis for programmed instruction; mathematics lessons emphasizing drill and practice, problem-solving, and gaming; software selection to assist learner goal attainment; word processing to improve learner writing skills; and the need for teachers and supervisors to study, appraise, and ultimately implement vital strands from diverse philosophical schools of thought. The individual essays are entitled: "The Word Processor in the Curriculum Today";"Computer-Assisted Instruction and the Learner"; "Inservice Education and the Computer"; "Computers: Programmed Learning versus Problem Solving"; "Experimentalism and the Computer"; "Microcomputers in the Mathematics Curriculum"; "The Microcomputer in the Classroom"; "The Word Processor in the Curriculum"; and "Philosophy and Goals in the Curriculum." References are provided for most of the essays. (DJR)
Publication Type: Collected Works - General; Opinion Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A