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Powell, James; Wright, Theo; Newland, Paul; Creed, Chris; Logan, Brian – British Journal of Educational Technology, 2008
Is it possible to educate a fire officer to deal intelligently with the command and control of a major fire event he will never have experienced? The authors of this paper believe there is, and present here just one solution to this training challenge. It involves the development of an intelligent simulation based upon computer managed interactive…
Descriptors: Fire Protection, Fire Science Education, Artificial Intelligence, Case Studies
MacFarland, Thomas W.; Hou, Cheng-I – 1989
The purpose of this tutorial is to provide the basic information needed for success with SPSS/PC+ Studentware, a student version of the statistical analysis software offered by SPSS, Inc., for the IBM PC+ and compatible computers. It is intended as a convenient summary of how to organize and conduct the most common computer-based statistical…
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Chi Square, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Science Education
Delclos, Victor R.; And Others – 1984
Research was conducted to compare the effects of three different methods of teaching LOGO to fifth graders with a broad range of academic ability. The first method, based on Papert's idea of discovery learning, involved teacher presentation of LOGO instruction and student control of pace of learning. The second method involved the use of…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software
Yoder, Sharon – 1993
This book in intended for use by individuals who are comfortable with exploring new software and who want to learn LinkWay (one of a new generation of hypermedia programs) scripting. The book contains several chapters which are divided into three themes. The first part of the book is a review and starts with Chapter 0 providing a brief overview of…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Software, Educational Environment
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. Div. of Computer Information Services. – 1989
This curriculum guide is designed to assist teachers and supervisors in introducing lower elementary students to the MS DOS computer and the word processing program PC Write. Accompanying this guide are two program disks: PC Write, which is a public domain word processing program and Disk Care, which reinforces rules for caring for disks. The…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Software
Mills, Steven; And Others – 1989
This learning activity packet (LAP) contains 11 self-paced study lessons that allow students to proceed along a 36-hour course of study for Lotus 1-2-3 at their own pace. The lessons are organized in the following way: objectives, completion and performance standards, a list of required materials, unit test, and exercises (applications of the…
Descriptors: Business Administration, Business Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software