ERIC Number: ED309742
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: 0
Computers and Complex Thinking. May 1986 and October 1986.
Patterson, Janice, Ed.
Computers and Complex Thinking, May,Oct 1986
These two issues of a newsletter address the use of computers in developing complex thinking skills. The first issue, for May 1986, includes articles on: environmental science computer applications; computers and higher order thinking in Mineola, New York; a description of case study research identifying effective uses of computers in developing thinking skills; and a summary of computer education research in science, mathematics, writing and programming. The second issue, for October 1986, includes profiles of microcomputer usage in high schools in Eugene, Oregon, and Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, as well as articles on the use of computer and videodisc technologies to teach thinking skills, a computer network in Maryland schools, and computer databases designed for teacher training at Syracuse University. Both issues include brief reports of computer usage survey results, conference announcements, and software descriptions. (GL)
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Reports - Descriptive; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center on Effective Secondary Schools, Madison, WI.