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ERIC Number: ED284241
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986-Sep
Pages: 131
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Computers in College Composition: A Comparative Study of Ten Schools.
Gardner, Ruth; McGinnis, Jo
To compare information about the uses of computers in composition in representative universities, this document reports on a study that gathered data from teachers, administrators, and students at 10 universities by means of questionnaires and interviews by letter, by phone, and in person during visits to campus computer labs and classrooms. The information is presented in chapters covering the following topics: (1) goals of the study; (2) materials and procedures; (3) institutions included in the study (colleges in Colorado, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Alabama, California, Minnesota, Utah, and Illinois); (4) types of institutions (public, private, two-year, four-year, technical, and liberal arts); (5) administrators and faculty members interviewed; (6) summary of information; (7) composition courses in which computers are used; (8) numbers of courses and students involved; (9) numbers and kinds of labs, hardware, software, lab personnel, and users; (10) costs; (11) comparative answers of instructors, students, and administrators; (12) other answers of interest from the questionnaires; (13) primary conclusions and summaries (indexed to the relevant pages of the study); and (14) secondary conclusions and recommendations. The appendix contains copies of the questionnaires from which the data were drawn. (SKC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A