ERIC Number: ED319363
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989-Nov
New and Promising: Software Worth a Look. A MicroSIFT Survey of Educational Software Preview Center Coordinators. Volume I, No. 4.
This guide reports the opinions of a group of five computer coordinators from educational software and preview agencies about software products that seem promising, but have not necessarily been tested. The 22 software packages reviewed include applications for math, language arts, science, social studies, health, graphics, authoring, and database management. In addition to a brief description of the software package, each entry includes information on: (1) the publisher; (2) the optimal grade level; (3) topics addressed; (4) hardware requirements; and (5) price. A list of software producer addresses and telephone numbers is also provided. (GL)
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Simulation, Computer Software Reviews, Courseware, Databases, Elementary Secondary Education, Higher Education, Hypermedia, Language Arts, Mathematics Instruction, Microcomputers, Science Instruction, Social Studies
Publication Type: Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Office of Educational Research and Improvement (ED), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
Note: For Volume I Nos. 1, 2, and 3, see ED 305 887.