ERIC Number: ED302420
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Computers in Life Science Education. Volume 5, 1988.
Computers in Life Science Education, v5 n1-12 Jan-Dec 1988
Designed to serve as a means of communication among life science educators who anticipate or are currently using microcomputers as an educational tool, this volume of newsletters provides background information and practical suggestions on computer use. Over 80 articles are included. Topic areas include: (1) using a personal computer in a plant physiology course; (2) annual report and directory; (3) Apple workstations; (4) hypercard; (5) expert systems; (6) computer graphics for simulations; (7) the use of computer simulations to reinforce laboratory experiences; (8) Stella simulation software; (9) software evaluation; and (10) authoring systems. Also provided are guidelines for the preparation and submission of articles to the newsletter, subscription information, indexes for each volume, and lists of meetings and synopses. "Where's the Software?" and "Keeping Abreast of the Literature" are periodic feature articles. (CW)
Descriptors: Biological Sciences, College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware, Higher Education, Instructional Improvement, Microcomputers, Newsletters, Science Education, Science Instruction, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Simulation, Teaching Methods
National Resource for Computers in Life Science Education, Mail Stop RC-70, University of Washington, Seattle, WA 98195 (Subscription $40.00).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Resource for Computers in Life Science Education, Seattle, WA.