ERIC Number: ED291359
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1986
Reference Count: N/A
Extending the Human Mind: Computers in Education. Proceedings of the Annual Summer Conference (5th, Eugene, Oregon, July 31 and August 1, 1986).
Oregon Univ., Eugene. Center for Advanced Technology in Education.
The 24 papers in these proceedings describe computer technology and its many applications to the educational process. Topics discussed include computer systems in the classroom of the future; how to evaluate a school's computer program; computer use in special education; computer science and the liberal arts; keyboarding issues; making the computer speak the child's language; going online; useful public domain software for educators; advance techniques used in function graphing; impact of optical storage technology on education; print shop applications in the classroom; creating school documents with PageMaker; new databases in the secondary content areas; the CI4 inservice model; the Apple classroom of tomorrow; the future of computers in instruction; computer integrated schooling; new directions for teaching basic programming; ideal uses of the computer in science; the role of school-based computer coordinators as change agents in elementary school programs; robots in elementary classrooms; teachers use of Superpilot to write software; and critical issues in the teaching of writing with a word processor. (CGD)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Software, Curriculum Enrichment, Databases, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Learning Resources Centers, Liberal Arts, Microcomputers, Optical Disks, Programing, Robotics, Word Processing
Proceedings, Center for Advanced Technology in Education, 1787 Agate Street, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR 97403 ($15.00 prepaid).
Publication Type: Collected Works - Proceedings; Opinion Papers; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Oregon Univ., Eugene. Center for Advanced Technology in Education.
Note: For the 1985 and 1987 proceedings, see ED 265 831 and ED 290 433. Some pages contain small, light type.