ERIC Number: ED291590
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1986-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
The Use of Calculators and Computers in Mathematics Classes in Twenty Countries: A Source Document. Second International Mathematics Study.
Presents a detailed discussion of the data collected on calculator and computer use in schools in 20 countries. The document includes discussion of: (1) school policy on calculator use; (2) description of populations A (8th grade students) and B (12th grade students) in the United States; (3) uses of calculators in subjects other than mathematics; (4) type and frequency of teacher use of calculators; and (5) student uses and attitudes. The data indicates there was limited use made of calculators by Population A. More Population B students than Population A students made use of the calculator. Neither population made much use of the computer. Attitudes were found only slightly more positive than negative toward using calculators and computers. (PK)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Researchers; Practitioners; Policymakers
Sponsor: Center for Education Statistics (ED/OERI), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Illinois Univ., Urbana.