ERIC Number: ED282027
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985-Apr
Microcomputer Software for Vocational Education.
Levy, Laurie, Comp.
This listing offers educators a resource for locating microcomputer software to meet the specific needs of their vocational programs and students. Approximately 650 separate items of microcomputer software for vocational education programs are included. The software is categorized under 10 skill areas: agriculture, business, careers, computer literacy, consumer education, distributive education, health, home economics, special needs, and trade and industrial. The listing for each piece of software includes this information: program title, skill area, description (a synopsis of the description that appears in the software catalog), focus (any subheading of the skill area), vendor/publisher (marketer of the software), system requirements, computer, price, special requirements/adaptability (additional features of the program that allow flexibility for special needs purposes), and copyright/back-up policy (explanation of manufacturer's policy). Appendixes include a copy of the form used for these listings, a copy of the software review form (for evaluation of the software), a copy of the software evaluation form used by the National Center for Research in Vocational Education, and a list of software catalogs. (YLB)
Descriptors: Agricultural Education, Allied Health Occupations Education, Business Education, Career Education, Computer Literacy, Consumer Education, Courseware, Distributive Education, Home Economics, Microcomputers, Office Occupations Education, Special Needs Students, Trade and Industrial Education, Vocational Education
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Northern Arizona Univ., Flagstaff. Center for Vocational Education.