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Boone, Randy, Ed. – 1991
Focusing on the use of word processing software programs as instructional tools for students learning writing composition, this collection includes 14 research articles and position papers, 16 reports on lesson ideas and projects, 5 articles on keyboarding, and 18 product reviews. These materials relate to teaching writing through the process…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Reviews, Elementary Secondary Education, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
Oehring, Sandee – Instructor, 1993
Presents ideas to help teachers make one-computer classrooms work. Suggestions include making sure the teacher masters the computer, managing computer time, using keyboarding strategies (such as photocopied keyboards for practice), and using time-saving techniques (e.g., previewing programs, pooling resources, and treating computers with care).…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Education, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
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Ellsworth, Nancy J.; Hedley, Carolyn N. – Journal of Reading, Writing, and Learning Disabilities International, 1991
The article reviews word processing software and software to build keyboarding skills, as used with students needing to improve their mastery of the writing process. Criteria for selection of word processing programs are discussed and specific word processing programs are compared. Instructional suggestions are offered. (DB)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education
Franklin, Sharon, Ed. – 1988
Based on the conviction that word processing can be used to support the key elements in process writing, writing across the curriculum, cooperative learning, and literature-based instruction, this collection of 90 short articles offers a diversity of ideas to help build an enriched student-, language-, and world-centered curriculum. The book is…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Cooperative Learning, Elementary Secondary Education
Lathrop, Ann, Ed. – 1988
This guide contains a list of commercially available microcomputer software programs for instructional use in preschool through grade 12 that has been favorably reviewed by the Educational Software Evaluation Consortium, which represents 29 organizations involved in computer education throughout North America. Only commercially available software…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Material Evaluation
Boone, Randy, Ed. – 1989
This collection of articles focuses on the use of word processing software programs as instructional tools for students learning writing composition. Section 1 discusses the use of word processors as a composition tools within the process model of writing instruction and includes articles entitled "Should Students Use Spelling Checkers?,""A Recipe…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
Warger, Cynthia, Ed. – 1990
The 18 papers in this collection describe approaches that practitioners and experts have found successful in using technology as a tool to improve learning. Individual chapters are: (1) "Where Do We Go Now That the Power's On?" (Frank Withrow); (2) "A Curriculum for the Information Age" (Mary Alice White); (3) "Developing Technology Applications…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Educational Television, Elementary Secondary Education
Council for Exceptional Children, Reston, VA. Center for Special Education Technology. – 1989
One of nine brief guides for special educators on using computer technology, this guide is specifically directed to special education teachers and encourages them to become critical consumers of technology to ensure its most effective use. Brief descriptions of the various uses of the computer in the school setting--as an instructional tool, as an…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Uses in Education
Best, Anita, Ed.; And Others – 1991
Developed to help educators locate microcomputer software programs they may want to preview for students in grades K-12, this guide lists commercially available microcomputer software programs that have been favorably reviewed by members of the Educational Software Evaluation Consortium. Programs are arranged alphabetically by title within…
Descriptors: Authoring Aids (Programing), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Software Evaluation
Lathrop, Ann, Ed. – 1985
This guide lists favorably reviewed microcomputer software for K-12 student instruction. It is not intended for use as a buying guide, but as an aid to educators in locating commercially available software they may want to preview to determine its suitability for their instructional program and students. Each annual edition of this guide is an…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Courseware, Elementary Secondary Education, Instructional Material Evaluation
Hasselbring, Ted S.; Goin, Laura I. – 1988
This research-based review discusses effective computer applications for students with mental disabilities. Most computer-based instruction currently in use is of a drill-and-practice variety, which is needed to develop fluency in basic academic skills. Studies conducted on math fluency indicate that when students are using counting strategies to…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Decoding (Reading)
Bethke, Dee; And Others – 1988
This document provides a composite index of the first five sets of software annotations produced by Project SEED. The software has been indexed by title, subject area, and grade level, and it covers sets of annotations distributed in September 1986, April 1987, September 1987, November 1987, and February 1988. The date column in the index…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Games, Computer Software, Computer Software Reviews
Wisconsin State Dept. of Public Instruction, Madison. – 1983
Based on needs expressed by representatives from many Wisconsin school districts, this publication presents guidelines for introducing, enhancing, and evaluating the use of computer technology in schools. The first chapter provides a brief overview of the impact of computers on education and a list of principles for promoting their use in schools.…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Software
Lin, Chi-Hui; Schmidt, Kathy J. – Educational Technology, 1993
Discussion of computer input devices focuses on the keyboard, mouse, and touchscreen. Related research is reviewed concerning user preference and performance; advantages and disadvantages of each device are described; guidelines for selection are discussed; and suggestions for future research are offered. (19 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Guidelines, Input Output Devices, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
Lahm, Elizabeth A.; Morrissette, Sandra K. – 1994
This collection of materials describes different types of computer applications and software that can help students with disabilities. It contains information on: (1) Easy Access, a feature of the systems software on every Macintosh computer that allows use of the keypad instead of the mouse, options for slow keys, and options for sticky keys; (2)…
Descriptors: Assistive Devices (for Disabled), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Software Evaluation
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