ERIC Number: ED313011
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
The 1988-89 Educational Software Preview Guide.
Lathrop, Ann, Ed.
This guide contains a list of commercially available microcomputer software programs for instructional use in preschool through grade 12 that has been favorably reviewed by the Educational Software Evaluation Consortium, which represents 29 organizations involved in computer education throughout North America. Only commercially available software is included. The guide is intended for use by educators to locate programs they may want to preview to determine its suitability for their instructional programs and students. Titles are listed under the following curriculum areas: art; business education; computers; electronic periodicals; health; instructional tools; keyboarding; language arts; library media skills; mathematics; music; preschool/early childhood; problem solving/logic; science; social science; tests and testing; vocational education/industrial arts; and world languages. Each entry includes the title, publisher, computer type(s), instructional modes, rating, grade levels, price, and a brief annotation. Titles are also listed alphabetically. A list of consortium participants and a directory of publishers are included. (MES)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Material Evaluation, Microcomputers
Publications Sales, California State Department of Education, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95802-0271 ($2.00 plus sales tax for California residents).
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento.
Authoring Institution: Educational Software Evaluation Consortium, Menlo Park, CA.
Note: Developed by the Consortium at the California Software Evaluation Forum (Menlo Park, CA, May 9-12, 1988). For the 1986 preview guide, see ED 273 262; for a related curriculum guide, see IR 014 059.