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Cibbarelli, Pamela – Computers in Libraries, 1996
Examines library automation product introductions and conversions to new operating systems. Compares user satisfaction ratings of the following library software packages: DOS/Windows, UNIX, Macintosh, and DEC VAX/VMS. Software is rated according to documentation, service/support, training, product reliability, product capabilities, ease of use,…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Computer Software Evaluation, Information Technology, Library Automation
Grosch, Audrey N. – Online, 1991
Discusses new hardware and software developments for microcomputers and considers strategies for future library microcomputing. Topics discussed include developments with Macintosh computers; the importance of local area networks (LANs); upgrading options for hardware; operating system upgrades; dynamic data exchange (DDE); microcomputer…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Cost Effectiveness, Futures (of Society), Library Automation
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Hatasa, Kazumi; And Others – CALICO Journal, 1992
The Macintosh HyperCard environment has become a popular platform for Japanese language courseware because of its flexibility and ease of programing. This project created Japanese bitmap font files for the JIS Levels 1 and 2, and writing XFCNs for font manipulation, Japanese kana input, and answer correction. (12 references) (Author/LB)
Descriptors: Character Recognition, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Development, Computer System Design
Harris, Julian; Maurer, Hermann – 1994
An investigation into high level event monitoring within the scope of a well-known multimedia application, HyperCard--a program on the Macintosh computer, is carried out. A monitoring system is defined as a system which automatically monitors usage of some activity and gathers statistics based on what is has observed. Monitor systems can give the…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Foreign Countries, Multimedia Materials, Statistical Analysis
Barlow, Michael – 1987
Designed as a resource for foreign students, this book includes instructions not only on how to use computers, but also on how to use them to complete academic work more efficiently. Part I introduces the basic operations of mainframes and microcomputers and the major areas of computing, i.e., file management, editing, communications, databases,…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Software, Computers, Foreign Students
Leite, Pedro T. – 1992
In spring 1992, a study was performed to identify the current use of microcomputers for instruction at community colleges in Kansas. A questionnaire was sent to 20 community colleges, requesting information on subject areas in which computers are used in instruction, types and quantities of computers used, types of operating systems used, use of…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Community Colleges, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Centers
Bundesen, Lynne; And Others – 1997
This book presents 101 computer activities and projects geared toward children and adults. The activities for both personal computers (PCs) and Macintosh were developed on the Windows 95 computer operating system, but they are adaptable to non-Windows personal computers as well. The book is divided into two parts. The first part provides an…
Descriptors: Adults, Art Activities, Children, Citizen Participation
Quann, Steve; Satin, Diana – 2000
This textbook leads high-beginning and intermediate English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) students through cooperative computer-based activities that combine language learning with training in basic computer skills and word processing. Each unit concentrates on a basic concept of word processing while also focusing on a grammar topic. Skills are…
Descriptors: Business Communication, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, English (Second Language)
Kutina, Kenneth L.; And Others – 1986
The problem of selective renewal of basic research capability within a professional (medical) school of a major research university is addressed. Attention is directed to a strategy and process for conducting such a revitalization that includes marketing the program in a partnership modality to a local foundation. Reasons that the foundation…
Descriptors: Budgets, College Faculty, Departments, Economic Factors
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MacIntosh, Helen – Library Resources and Technical Services, 1982
Describes history, operating procedures, and current activities of group of users of the University of Toronto Library Automation System (UTLAS) who cooperated with each other, the bibliographic utility, and the National Library of Canada to produce an automated authority control system, termed Shared Authority File (SHARAF). Five references are…
Descriptors: Cataloging, Foreign Countries, Library Automation, Library Cooperation
Alberta Dept. of Education, Edmonton. – 1999
This paper provides a snapshot of the computer network security industry and addresses specific issues related to network security in public education. The following topics are covered: (1) security policy, including reasons for establishing a policy, risk assessment, areas to consider, audit tools; (2) workstations, including physical security,…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Computer Networks, Computer Security, Computer Software
Kieffer, Linda M. – 1995
Several factors have indicated the necessity of formally requiring computer literacy at the university level. This paper discusses the reasoning for, the development of, and content of two computer literacy courses required of all freshmen. The first course contains computer awareness and knowledge that students should have upon entering the…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, College Freshmen, Computer Graphics, Computer Literacy
Standing Conference on Univ. Teaching and Research in the Education of Adults. – 1997
This CD-ROM contains 693 papers on university teaching and research in the education of adults that were presented during the 27-year period from 1970 through 1997. The CD-ROM is designed to be used with the Macintosh, Windows 95, and Windows 3.1 operating systems and Adobe Acrobat Portable Document Format (version 3), which is included along with…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Action Research, Adult Basic Education, Adult Education
Boone, Randall; Higgins, Kyle – 1990
This report presents information on the second year of a 3-year project to develop hypertext computer study guides and to study their use by secondary students, including remedial students and those with learning disabilities. The first section provides an introduction to hypertext, what it is, how it is structured, and how it compares with…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Educational Media, High Schools
Parker, Louis T.; Thomas, William R. – 1999
In the winter of 1999, the Southern Regional Education Board's (SREB's) Educational Technology Cooperative analyzed technology equipment standards and guidelines from state departments of education and higher education agencies in the SREB states. This report, which is based on a summary of these guidelines and standards, reflects the Educational…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Educational Equipment, Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education
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