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Carver, Lin B.; Todd, Carol – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2016
Classroom teachers sometimes struggle trying to find time during the typical school day to provide the writing instruction students need to be successful. This study examined 29 fifth through twelfth grade classroom teachers' survey responses about their perception of the effectiveness of using an online blogging tool, Kidblog, to plan and provide…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction, Electronic Publishing, Elementary School Teachers
Cantalupi, John D. – 1991
A study described the instructional practices and perceptions of K-8 keyboarding instructors in Pennsylvania public schools regarding keyboarding practices. Surveys were sent to 501 school districts, with responses from 416 (83 percent). The surveys contained 19 questions that provided descriptive information about instructional practices and 17…
Descriptors: Business Education, Business Education Teachers, Computer Oriented Programs, Elementary Education
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Davis, Charles H.; Shaw, Debora – Library and Information Science Research, 1989
Describes a study that compared the effectiveness of screen designs for system interfaces by tallying keyboarding errors during online searches. The methodology is described as an unobtrusive means for obtaining objective and empirically based data for interface comparisons. A questionnaire used to determine users' reactions to screen designs is…
Descriptors: Display Systems, Error Patterns, Information Retrieval, Man Machine Systems
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Accountability Services/Research. – 1999
The North Carolina State Board of Education, as part of the Quality Assurance Program established a computer proficiency requirement for diplomas issued to the high school classes of 2001 and beyond. The North Carolina Tests of Computer Skills (multiple-choice and performance) must be administered at the end of grade eight with subsequent…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Computer Literacy, Educational Attainment
Jackowski-Bartol, Tiffany R. – 2001
This study investigated the impact of word processing on middle school students. The study involved a high, middle, and low academic ability student, each spending an average of 114 minutes on the computer per week over four months. Data collection consisted of questionnaires, interviews, observations, and students' work. Each student answered…
Descriptors: Childrens Writing, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Middle Schools
Kemp, Leroy, Ed. – 2000
This quantitative and qualitative study examined self-reported perceptions of student teachers, inservice teachers, parents, and community members regarding beginning and preservice teachers' levels of technological competence, focusing on (1) how well beginning teachers were able to apply these technology competencies; (2) where the gaps were…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Beginning Teachers, Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education
Utah State Office of Education, Salt Lake City. Applied Technology Education Services. – 1994
This document is a curriculum guide for a 9- or 12-week high school business and marketing course stressing life skills and technology, developed for the state of Utah. The guide is comprised of two sections: an introductory section for teachers with ideas on class management, grading, and other aspects of teaching the material; answer keys; and…
Descriptors: Business Education, Calculators, High Schools, Job Skills
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Accountability/Testing. – 2000
The North Carolina State Board of Education, as part of the Quality Assurance Program, initially established a computer proficiency requirement for diplomas issued to the Class of 2000. In October 1995, the Board made the requirement effective beginning with the graduating class of 2001. Students who were in grade eight for the 1996-97 school year…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Literacy, Degree Requirements, Elementary Secondary Education
Professional Secretaries International, Kansas City, MO. – 1994
The PSI [Professional Secretaries International] Model Curriculum for Office Careers provides a framework for the curriculum revision process, making it easier for schools to update, change, expand, or revise their office programs. Through a series of suggested courses, this curriculum develops the knowledge, skills, and attitudes office…
Descriptors: Accounting, Articulation (Education), Business Administration, Business Communication
Johnson, Jacqueline S. – 1996
A curriculum was developed to address the needs of a high school special education computer science class. Class members included both resource-room learning disabled and the more severely learning disabled, and the project aimed to help them fulfill the school district requirement of the completion of a one-semester computer class prior to…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education
Pisano, Thomas N. – 1986
A computerized management system to improve efficiency was implemented for one year in a fifth grade classroom in a large metropolitan city in the southwest. A variety of computer application software packages were reviewed and selections were made for use in grading and prescriptive analysis. The teacher also developed a database of student…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Literacy, Computer Managed Instruction, Databases
Burnside, Patricia – 1991
This report describes the design, development, implementation, and evaluation of a learning activity package intended to enable middle school students to view and use the computer as a tool that has application in their everyday lives. Eighth grade students in two keyboarding classes used the computer as a word processing tool in the subject of…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Grade 8, Individualized Instruction, Instructional Design
Petruk, Milton W. – 1986
This is the fifth in a series of annual studies conducted by the Alberta (Canada) Department of Education in order to gather information about the nature and extent of the growth and development of instructional computing in Alberta schools. Areas covered by the survey include: (1) description of the school population; (2) schools that have…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Educational Planning, Educational Trends
Christy, Annette – 1994
Fifth graders were taught to use an electronic card catalog to retrieve information and materials for class assignments and leisure reading materials. Groups of 10 or 12 students were seen twice a week for periods lasting up to 30 minutes. At these sessions they were introduced to computer components, proper handling, how to log into a network…
Descriptors: Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education, Critical Thinking, Elementary School Students
New York City Board of Education, Brooklyn, NY. – 1983
This curriculum guide outlines a course on computer literacy for junior or senior high school students reflecting the technology of the early 1980s. A chart shows computer literacy scope and sequence for students in kindergarten, grades 1-2, grades 3-6, and grades 7-9. Forty lessons for the intermediate grades and high school are then presented,…
Descriptors: Computer Literacy, Computer Peripherals, Computer Science Education, Curriculum Guides
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