ERIC Number: ED421652
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1998
Computer Technology in Adult Education.
Slider, Patty; Hodges, Kathy; Carter, Cea; White, Barbara
This publication provides materials to help adult educators use computer technology in their teaching. Section 1, Computer Basics, contains activities and materials on these topics: increasing computer literacy, computer glossary, parts of a computer, keyboard, disk care, highlighting text, scrolling and wrap-around text, setting up text, databases, spreadsheets, how to tutor with the computer, and references for an introduction to computers course. Section 2, Interesting Websites for Teachers, consists of examples of and sites for the following: clip art, Yahoo!, PC Magazine's top 100 websites, reliable websites recommended for educators, K-12 connections, interesting sites for teachers recommended by the New York State Association for Computers and Technologies in Education, Mitchell's Bookmarks, Literacy Links, Internet Vocational and Technical Resources, social studies resources, science resources, SciEd--Science and Mathematics Education Resources, Ask Science Questions page, literacy websites, and vocational-technical education websites. Section 3, English as a Second Language (ESL), contains a list of ESL and bilingual education websites, games and activities for the ESL classroom, hints and tips for making ESL teaching easier and more fun, and crossword puzzles. Section 4, General Educational Development (GED) Preparation Resources, includes the following: a list of Internet resources; useful sites: software companies, teacher sites, and education resources; Blue Web'n Learning Sites Library; GED skill list; and sample lessons from the Internet. (YLB)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners; Teachers
Sponsor: Virginia State Dept. of Education, Richmond. Office of Adult Education.
Authoring Institution: Virginia Commonwealth Univ., Richmond. Virginia Adult Education and Literacy Resource Center.