ERIC Number: ED401399
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1995
Teaching Computer Applications.
Lundgren, Carol A.; And Others
This document, which is designed to provide classroom teachers at all levels with practical ideas for a computer applications course, examines curricular considerations, teaching strategies, delivery techniques, and assessment methods applicable to a course focusing on applications of computers in business. The guide is divided into three sections. Section 1 presents an overview of teaching computer applications. Discussed in section 2 are the following topics related to teaching spreadsheet and database software applications: curriculum considerations; evolution of spreadsheet software, evolution of database software; teaching materials and software; technology for teaching; teaching environments, strategies, and evaluation; and evaluation of performance. Section 3 covers the following topics within the context of teaching word processing and desktop publishing: technological influences and the curriculum; teaching strategies and delivery; delivery techniques; and testing and evaluation. Contains 24 figures and 19 references. (MN)
Descriptors: Business Education, Classroom Techniques, Computer Literacy, Computer Oriented Programs, Computer Software, Curriculum Development, Database Management Systems, Databases, Desktop Publishing, Educational Technology, Postsecondary Education, Secondary Education, Spreadsheets, Teaching Methods, Word Processing
Delta Pi Epsilon, Inc., P.O. Box 4340, Little Rock, AR 72214 ($12).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: Delta Pi Epsilon Society, Little Rock, AR.