ERIC Number: ED335344
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
The Computer and Education. What Research Says to the Teacher, Second Edition.
Tolman, Marvin N.; Allred, Ruel A.
The purpose of this monograph is to provide useful guidelines for teachers and to review findings in the literature with respect to the positive instructional value of computers in the classroom. Following an introduction, research findings are organized into seven topics: (1) Availability and Use: past availability and use, current availability and primary uses of microcomputers; (2) Classroom Applications: computer assisted instruction, computer managed instruction, testing, record keeping, and instructional games; (3) Curricular Applications: language arts, mathematics, science, and social studies; (4) Exceptional Children; (5) Attitude and Motivation; (6) Large Computer Systems: PLATO and TICCIT; and (7) Issues and Concerns: videodisc, compact disc, multimedia, software, quality of research, relationship with industry, networking, teacher training, computer coordinators, and effect on formal education. A conclusion discusses the encouraging indicators of computer use as well as some existing problems and concerns. A 115-item bibliography is included. (LL)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Centers, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary School Curriculum, Elementary Secondary Education, Exceptional Persons, Guidelines, Literature Reviews, Microcomputers, Secondary School Curriculum
NEA Professional Library, P.O. Box 509, West Haven, CT 06516 (Stock No. 1090-6-00, $3.95).
Publication Type: Information Analyses
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: National Education Association, Washington, DC.