ERIC Number: ED275394
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Sep
Reference Count: N/A
Microcomputers, Education, and Children. Proceedings of the National Conference (Nashville, Tennessee, September 24-28, 1984).
Tennessee State Univ., Nashville. Center for Training and Technical Assistance.
The topics of the 17 papers included in this proceedings are: (1) enriching and empowering young children's learning with microcomputers; (2) a program designed to make all students computer literate who complete the eighth grade in Tennessee schools; (3) how school systems should purchase microcomputers; (4) a team approach to microcomputer curriculum development; (5) ways in which a curriculum in BASIC programming could be used to develop skills that would have effects in other academic areas; (6) enhancing creativity through new technology; (7) computer learning environments and critical thinking; (8) aspects of matching the child, microcomputer, software, and manipulatives; (9) curriculum materials and activities to precede and accompany a child's earliest experiences with computers; (10) enhancement of basic skills of disadvantaged children by providing access to computers in the classroom; (11) young children's acquisition of keyboarding skills; (12) the use of computer assisted instruction with the physically handicapped student; (13) aspects of the physical environment to consider when integrating computers into classrooms; (14) computer camp experiences for the young child; (15) Logo and microworlds for children; (16) implementing Logo in classrooms; and (17) the Electronic Forum on Young Children and Computers. (RH)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Children, Classroom Design, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Creativity, Critical Thinking, Curriculum Development, Educational Improvement, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Instructional Materials, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Microcomputers, Physical Disabilities, Purchasing, Study Skills
Center for Training and Technical Assistance, Tennessee State University, 10th and Charlotte Avenue, Nashville, TN 37203 ($28.00).
Publication Type: Opinion Papers; Reports - Research; Collected Works - Proceedings
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Tennessee State Univ., Nashville. Business, Youngsters, Technology, and Education Consortium.
Authoring Institution: Tennessee State Univ., Nashville. Center for Training and Technical Assistance.