ERIC Number: ED291346
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1987-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
National Educational Computing Conference Proceedings (8th, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, June 24-26, 1987).
Ryan, William C., Ed.
The almost 200 papers and panel, project, and special session reports represented in this collection focus on innovations, trends, evaluations, and research in the use of computers in a variety of educational settings. Of these, the full text is provided for 52 presentations and abstracts for 138. The topics discussed include: use of computers at various levels from K-12 through the university, including inservice teacher training; use of computers in specific subject areas such as business education, science, mathematics, health education, literature, foreign languages, social studies, and English; computers and special education; questions of ethics, equity, and special needs in computer access and use; the teaching of programming; software development and selection; computer literacy; computer support facilities; computer-related activities of the Pennsylvania Department of Education; the computer program at Drexel University; industry/school district cooperation in providing computer education; computer science education; evaluation of the effectiveness of computer-assisted instruction; cognitive skills and processes; and computer simulation. Introductory materials include brief descriptions of several of the cooperating societies that sponsor the National Educational Computing Conference (NECC) as well as lists of the members of the NECC Steering Committee and the NECC '87 Conference Committee. An author index is provided. (EW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Intellectual Disciplines, Microcomputers, Programing, Special Education, Teacher Education, Videodisks
International Council on Computers for Education, University of Oregon, 1787 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403-1923 ($15.00 plus $2.50 shipping and handling prepaid).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Researchers
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: For the 1986 conference proceedings, see ED 274 338.