ERIC Number: ED290436
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Feb
Reference Count: N/A
The Role of the Computer in Education. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting (7th, Arlington Heights, Illinois, February 18-20, 1987).
Micro-Ideas, Glenview, IL.
The 47 papers in these proceedings describe computer technology and its many applications to the educational process. Topics discussed include computer literacy, networking, word processing, automated instructional management, computer conferencing, career information services, computer-aided drawing/design, and robotics. Programming languages such as Show and Tell and Logo are also reviewed. Additional papers discuss the use of computers to teach music, science, mathematics, reading, language arts, and physical education to normal, gifted, and handicapped students. Other educational applications included are micro-based library management, laser videodisc and computer based instruction, the creation of a successful computer program in the school, developing problem-solving skills through programming, using a microcomputer to collect eye movement data, and computer contests. (CGD)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Software, Curriculum Enrichment, Data Collection, Elementary Secondary Education, Industrial Arts, Instructional Effectiveness, Interactive Video, Learning Resources Centers, Management Information Systems, Microcomputers, Network Analysis, Online Searching, Programing, Programing Languages, Robotics, Word Processing
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Micro-Ideas, Glenview, IL.
Note: For the proceedings of the sixth conference, see IR 012 983.