ERIC Number: ED335208
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1989
Using Microcomputers in Teaching Science. Fastback 297.
Rakow, Steven J.; Brandhorst, Terry R.
This booklet outlines the use of computers in elementary and secondary science classrooms. Chapters and their topics are: (1) "A Computer-Enriched Science Learning Environment" (an introduction); (2) "Computer-Assisted Learning" (lesson formats for drill and practice programs and tutorial programs, and several example programs); (4) "Computer-Enhanced Laboratory Instruction" (laboratory interfacing and reviewing several programs); (5) "Computer-Assisted Classroom Management" (grade records, test generation, equipment inventories, and the use of databases); and (6) "Emerging Technologies" (telecommunications, videodisks, and CD-ROM). A list of software sources is appended. (YP)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Interfaces, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Elementary School Science, Elementary Secondary Education, Laboratory Procedures, Optical Data Disks, Science Instruction, Secondary School Science, Telecommunications, Videodisks
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: Phi Delta Kappa, Bloomington, IN.
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