ERIC Number: ED340354
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: N/A
EPIEgram: The Educational Consumers' Newsletter. Volume 17, Numbers 1-9, 1990-1991.
EPIEgram: The Educational Consumers' Newsletter, v17 n1-9 1990-91
The nine issues of EPIEgram in this collection provide information about educational materials, educational technology, and elementary and secondary educational concerns. The following articles are included: (1) Designer Texts--Macmillan-McGraw To Offer Custom School Books; (2) Children's Lit is Alive and Well; (3) Swear Words, Satanism, and Sex; (4) Teachers are Technophiles; (5) Integrated Instructional Systems--Evaluating and Selecting One; (6) New Macs for the Classroom; (7) Developers Gear up for the Mac; (8) Does "Writing To Read" Work?; (9) Copyright Rules for VCR Use; (10) "Impressions" Censorship Builds; (11) Evolution Update--Victory for Science; (12) Dealing with Publishers' Reps; (13) Videodisc and Textbook Merge; (14) How To Evaluate Software; (15) Software Industry Trends; (16) School of the Future? Education Utility Is Coming; (17) Magazines Enliven Classrooms; (18) More Copyright Info Readily Available; (19) State Software Consortium Debuts; (20) Learning from Television News; (21) Taping Tips from the VCR Savants; (22) New Books Examine the Media; (23) Publishers Must Change Basals; (24) Honors Bestowed on Children's Books; (25) Technology Future Watch; (26) Are Science Texts Improving?; (27) IBM Introduces "Writing To Write"; (28) Where To Find Reviews; (29) Dissection Controversy Builds; (30) CD-ROM--Status Report; (31) Bestsellers for Children; (32) Are Computer Monitors Safe?; (33) How To Design a WritingLand; (34) Michigan Sets Pace for Consortium; (35) Education Satellite May Become Reality; (36) Apple Introduces Low Cost Printers; (37) New Folk-tale Videos Feature Celebrities; (38) Great Books [Foundation] Targets Early Readers; (39) Children's Books--Oldies Are Goodies; (40) Primary Math Texts Result from Research; (41) New Calculators Gain Popularity; (42) Math Maverick Reports Success; (43) National Computer Network Before Congress; (44) Tandy Offers Teachers New Home Computer; (45) Electronic Encyclopedia Products Available; (46) Apple II Card Now Ready; (47) Museum Microscope Suited for Classrooms; (48) Middle East Coverage Rated Poor; (49) Children's Classics Available in Spanish; (50) Teacher Television To Debut in Fall; (51) Major New Series from Children's Television Workshop; (52) Sexism in Textbooks; (53) Interactive Multimedia Comes of Age; (54) Avoid Monitor Burn-In. Most of the issues feature a column on research and reports. (DB)
Descriptors: Childrens Literature, Communications Satellites, Computer Software Evaluation, Copyrights, Databases, Educational Technology, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Systems, Microcomputers, Multimedia Instruction, Periodicals, Videodisks, Videotape Recorders
Publication Type: Collected Works - Serials; Book/Product Reviews
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Educational Products Information Exchange Inst., Water Mill, NY.