ERIC Number: ED339800
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1988-Jul
Reference Count: N/A
Administrator & Teacher Decision Module. Module I. Telecommunication Aids in Learning the Keys (TALK).
This module presents information to administrators and teachers planning to use telecommunications in the business and office curriculum in grades 9-12. It accompanies three modules designed for use in three courses in which a unit on telecommunications can be taught. The module addresses four major needs. The first section discusses required pieces of equipment/hardware: computer/monitor, modem, telephone line, and extras (second diskette drive, printer). The second section focuses on the required materials, including terminal software, diskettes, and paper. The third section provides brief descriptions of the major data information sources currently available--Dialog, CompuServe, and the Source. A brief section deals with private electronic bulletin boards and their advantages and disadvantages. The fourth section discusses the depth of educator involvement in the electronic information era. Recommendations are made as to selection of computers and software. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Administrators; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Lincoln County School of Technology, Lincolnton, NC.
Note: For related modules, see CE 052 282-284.