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ERIC Number: ED391752
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991
Pages: 99
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-0-672-30093-1
The Ultimate Collection of Computer Facts & Fun. A Kid's Guide to Computers.
Tison, Cindra; Woodside, Mary Jo
This student book presents information, games, and activities designed to develop computer literacy and skills. The text is aimed at middle elementary level students but may be adapted for use with younger or older students. Topics are presented in sequence to provide a complete knowledge base. However, each topic is presented with clarity that allows for information to be presented out of sequence. The book is organized in 22 sections: (1) "Computer Facts and Fun"; (2) "Early History of Computers"; (3) "The First Computer"; (4) "How Does It Work?"; (5) "Printing"; (6) "Font Fun"; (7) "Modems"; (8) "Computer Programming"; (9) "Do You Speak Binary?"; (10) "Computer Languages"; (11) "Software"; (12) "Word Processing Programs"; (13) "Graphics Programs"; (14) "Games Programs"; (15)"Database Programs"; (16) "Spreadsheet Programs"; (17) "Computer Aided Instruction"; (18) "Hidden Items"; (19) "Careers in Computers"; (20) "Computers and Imagination"; (21) "Buzzword Glossary"; and (22) "Answers Section," which provides answers to questions and activities presented in earlier sections. (MM)
SAMS, 11711 N. College Avenue, Carmel, IN 46032 ($12.95, U.S.; $16.95, Canada).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A