ERIC Number: ED338216
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
The 1990-91 Educational Software Preview Guide.
Best, Anita, Ed.; And Others
Developed to help educators locate microcomputer software programs they may want to preview for students in grades K-12, this guide lists commercially available microcomputer software programs that have been favorably reviewed by members of the Educational Software Evaluation Consortium. Programs are arranged alphabetically by title within curriculum areas: art; business education; computers; electronic periodicals; health; instructional tools (authoring system, classroom management, database, desktop publishing, graphics generator, instructional materials generator, spreadsheet, student study aid, telecommunications, and word processor); keyboarding; language arts; library media skills; mathematics (advanced, algebra, geometry/measurement, number, and statistics); multimedia; music; preschool/early childhood; problem solving/logic; science (biology, chemistry, earth science, environmental education/ecology, general science, physics, space science, and scientific method/lab equipment); social studies; tests and testing; vocational education/industrial arts; and world languages (French, German, and Spanish). Each entry includes the title, publisher, computer type(s), instructional modes, rating, grade levels, price, and a brief annotation. An alphabetical title list includes the publisher of each program. A list of consortium participants and a directory of publishers are also provided. (DB)
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Software Reviews, Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education, Hypermedia, Language Arts, Mathematics Instruction, Microcomputers, Multimedia Instruction, Problem Solving, Science Instruction, Second Language Instruction, Social Studies
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom; Reference Materials - Directories/Catalogs
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Software Evaluation Consortium, Menlo Park, CA.; International Society for Technology in Education, Eugene, OR.
Note: Developed by the Educational Software Evaluation Consortium (Tempe, AZ, March 14-17, 1991). For the 1988-89 edition, see ED 313 011.