ERIC Number: ED346817
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: N/A
An Introduction to Computer Science (Secondary Grades). Volume 2.
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
The second volume of a two-volume computer science curriculum guide, reflecting the technology of the 1980s, presents 66 lessons on advanced computer literacy topics for high school students. Topics include advanced programing concepts in BASIC, spreadsheet management, telecommunications, writing a computer-assisted-instruction program, computers in society, other number systems, programing without BASIC (an introduction to compilers, machine language, assembly language, higher level languages, LOGO, and Pascal), and some useful mathematical topics. Performance objectives, vocabulary, motivation, aim, development, application, summary, and exercises are included for each lesson. The appendixes include: (1) a discussion of computers and special education students; (2) a list of 50 books for further reading; (3) a glossary of computer terms; (4) a directory of educational software vendors; (5) a list of 23 computing magazines; (6) a directory of popular hardware vendors; and (7) a brief description of primary sources for grant information. (MES)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education, Curriculum Guides, Glossaries, High Schools, Microcomputers, Programing, Programing Languages, Special Education, Spreadsheets, Telecommunications
New York City Board of Education, Curriculum Unit, Room 310, P.S. 206, Neck Road and East 22nd Street, Brooklyn, NY 11229.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY.
Note: For volume 1, see IR 014 350.