ERIC Number: ED332691
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1990
Junior High Computer Studies: Teacher Resource Manual.
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch.
This manual is designed to help classroom teachers in Alberta, Canada implement the Junior High Computer Studies Program. The first eight sections cover the following material: (1) introduction to the teacher resource manual; (2) program rationale and philosophy; (3) general learner expectations; (4) program framework and flexibility; (5) program planning, use of time, and resources; (6) integration into other subjects; (7) learning resources; and (8) specific learner expectations. The next five sections contain 25 learning modules listed by theme (applications, keyboarding, productivity, programming, and society), each of which contains suggested student activities, integrated activities, and learning resources designed to meet specific learner expectations. The final four chapters discuss sample lesson plans; facilities, hardware, and software; evaluation; and program support resources. Supplementary instructional materials are appended and a glossary concludes the manual. The three programs on two computer disks that accompany the manual are not included in this document. (15 references) (DB)
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Software Selection, Course Evaluation, Curriculum Development, Foreign Countries, Instructional Materials, Junior High Schools, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Learning Modules, Microcomputers, Programing, Word Processing
Learning Resources Distributing Centre, 12360, 142 Street, Edmonton, Alberta, T5L 4X9 Canada.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. Curriculum Branch.