ERIC Number: ED262761
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Microcomputers in Education: A Self-Paced Orientation.
Carey, Doris; Carey, Regan
Designed to serve as a self-paced computer course for education students with no experience using microcomputers, this manual contains instructions for operating an Apple IIe microcomputer, its introductory software, and Bank Street Writer, using the DOS 3.3 System Master. The lessons, which contain illustrations and sample screens, include information on the Apple IIe system; using the Apple IIe keyboard; initializing a diskette on the Apple IIe; entering, saving, and loading programs; computer assisted instruction, and word processing. Also included are selected readings: (1) "Computer Literacy: Talking and Doing" (Dave Moursund); (2) "I Don't Know" (Dave Moursund); (3) "Informational Technology and Its Impact on American Education" (Office of Technology Assessment); (4)"Toward Improving Learning Strategies and Personal Adjustment with Computers" (Kenneth Ryba and James Chapman); (5) "Toward a Computer Literate Society--An Elementary School Responsibility" (Kay Walla and Virginia Brubaker); (6) "The Intelligence Amplifier: An Essay on the Design of Computer-Based Curricula" (Michael Moshell); (7) "Should Young Children Work with Microcomputers--Logo before Lego?" (B. J. Barnes and Shirley Hill); (8) "Microworlds" (Glen Bull); (9) "Creating a Logo Environment" (Tim Riordon); (10) "Turtle Fever" (Rick Billstein); (11) "Keyboarding--A Must for Tomorrow's World" (Evelyn Kisner); (12) "Sex Equity: Increasing Girls' Use of Computers" (M. E. Lockheed and S. B. Frakt) and (13) "A Nod to the Novice--#1-6" (Bob Skapura). (JB)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Software, Individualized Instruction, Learning Modules, Microcomputers, Pacing, Teaching Methods, Word Processing
International Council for Computers in Education, 1787 Agate Street, Eugene, OR 97403-1923 ($10.00).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Council for Computers in Education, Eugene, OR.