ERIC Number: EJ534531
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1996
Reference Count: 0
Civilization, Colonization, SimCity: Simulations for the Social Studies Classroom.
Frye, Beth; Frager, Alan M.
Learning & Leading with Technology, v24 n2 p21-23,32 Oct 1996
Civilization, Colonization, and SimCity are three CD-ROM simulation programs that provide authentic learning experiences for elementary and secondary level social studies. Benefits include a problem-solving design structure; student-controlled experiential learning; transferrable skills; and improvement of cognitive skills and reading comprehension. (AEF)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Simulation, Computer Software, Elementary Secondary Education, Experiential Learning, Instructional Materials, Learner Controlled Instruction, Optical Data Disks, Problem Solving, Reading Comprehension, Skill Development, Social Studies, Thinking Skills
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A