ERIC Number: ED337137
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-May
Computer Integration in the Primary Grades.
Deaton, Meneta P.
This report contains the rationale for and results of a study investigating computer integration in the primary grades. The study encompassed functions and purposes of computer use, the subjects and programs currently in classroom use, and the extent of microcomputer use by student and teacher. Sources of investigation included published literature, personal observations, and teacher interviews. Results of the study indicate that teachers integrate computers into their existing curriculum with methods suggested in the literature, such as computer-assisted instruction. While methods were similar, computer management aspects, especially environment and schedules, varied among the observed classes. It is concluded that computer integration depends on educational environment and available resources. Appendices include a list of software (14 items), a researcher classroom observation form, a teacher interview form, and a list of specific programs observed in use. (15 references) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A