ERIC Number: ED328532
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990-Jul
A Self-administered Simulation for Training Basic Classroom Skills. Final Report for Minigrant.
Strang, Harold R.
This report focuses on the field testing of a recently developed self-administered microcomputer-based teaching simulation. Training-partner teacher educators from four Virginia institutions used the self-administered teaching simulation at their home sites. The educators used the simulation in a variety of ways: (1) to help education students practice classroom management skills; (2) to establish a network allowing up to 20 participants at one time to engage in the simulated teaching activity; (3) as a course requirement or project option for several teacher preparation classes; and (4) as an in-class demonstration and/or remedial tool. The evaluations by these teacher-training partners on the effectiveness of the computer simulation are presented. The simulation strengths and weaknesses are listed as well as suggestions for improvement. (JD)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: James Madison Univ., Harrisonburg, VA.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Univ., Charlottesville. School of Education.