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ERIC Number: ED275394
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984-Sep
Pages: 76
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: Tennessee State Univ., Nashville. Business, Youngsters, Technology, and Education Consortium.
Authoring Institution: Tennessee State Univ., Nashville. Center for Training and Technical Assistance.