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Birk, James P., Ed. – Journal of Chemical Education, 1989
Discusses computer simulations for chemistry courses. Reviews a simulation program, "Evaluation of Bonding Theory: The Werner Jorgensen Controversy," and provides information regarding hardware requirements for the program. Presents the idea of an expert system including simulation modules and counselor modules. Describes some chemical examples, a…
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Computer Simulation, Computer Software
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Dehne, Tim – Analytical Chemistry, 1990
Discussed are various ways that microcomputers can be interfaced to laboratory equipment to control laboratory applications. A general overview is given including advantages and disadvantages of different interfaces. Different software tools currently available are examined. (CW)
Descriptors: Chemistry, College Science, Computer Interfaces, Computer Software
Raghavan, Kalyani; Katz, Arnold – Technological Horizons in Education, 1989
Described is an instructional aid that employs artificial intelligence methods to assist students in beginning economics courses to improve their problem-solving skills. Discussed are the rationale, structure, and evaluation of this program. (CW)
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Reviews, Computer Uses in Education
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Hunter, Leslie Gene; And Others – History Microcomputer Review, 1993
Describes a three-part videodisk set designed for teaching introductory U.S. government and history courses at the secondary or collegiate levels. Describes the content and teaching suggestions for the series that focuses on the powers of the U.S. Congress, the Presidency, and the Supreme Court. (CFR)
Descriptors: Audiovisual Aids, Class Activities, Constitutional History, Educational Strategies
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Achor, William T.; And Others – Physics Teacher, 1988
Discusses a wall chart, "The Standard Model of Fundamental Particles and Interactions," for use in introductory physics courses at either high school or college level. Describes the chart development process, introduction and terminology of particle physics, components of the chart, and suggestions for using the chart, booklet, and…
Descriptors: College Science, Higher Education, Instructional Materials, Physics
Miller, Samuel K. – 1987
This book is a nontechnical introduction to the use and understanding of computers and educational software. Topics included in the book are: (1) uses of computers in today's educational system; (2) a basic description of computers and hardware; (3) a basic understanding of computer-assisted instruction; (4) programming aids and tools; (5) how to…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Courseware