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Kahn, Jessica; And Others – Computing Teacher, 1990
Presents five articles that consider computer keyboarding instruction at the elementary school level. Highlights include keyboard familiarization techniques that do not require a computer; integrating keyboarding skills into the rest of the curriculum; and Type-Right, an inexpensive laptop computer dedicated to teaching keyboarding. (LRW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Curriculum Development, Elementary Education, Keyboarding (Data Entry)
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Balajthy, Ernest – Reading Teacher, 1987
Discusses the need for and the problems with teaching keyboarding to elementary school students, and the types of software necessary for meaningful instruction. (JC)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education
Bujea, Eleanor – 1987
The findings of a literature review of business education in Great Britain, the United States, and Canada were as follows: business education will be in greater demand in the high school and it will be extended downward into the elementary school and upward into the postsecondary institutes, especially in the areas of keyboarding and computer…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Accounting, Business Communication, Business Education
Anderson, M. Elaine – 1987
Designed to help Wisconsin educators use computers effectively in the instructional environment, this guide emphasizes planning at the district and building levels for the integration of computer literacy competencies into various disciplines in the K-12 curriculum and the teaching of computer science as an elective at the secondary level. The…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education, Computer Software
Ruby, Ralph, Jr. – 1983
In some aspects, high school business education is the answer to the computer advocate's prayer. Because business education on the secondary level deals in part with numbers, measurement, word processing, and transfer of data by electronic means, it invites computer-aided instruction (CAI) and computer-managed instruction (CMI). The first…
Descriptors: Business Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Managed Instruction, Computer Programs
Micro-Ideas, Glenview, IL. – 1985
The 46 papers in this proceedings summarize the work of academic and private groups which seek to provide a means of integrating the utilization of the computer into an established curriculum; descriptions of sample courses are included. The contents include: (1) Four Precollege Computer Curricula: A Symposium; (2) Data Processing Management…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Software, Curriculum Development
Tennessee State Univ., Nashville. Center for Training and Technical Assistance. – 1984
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…
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Children, Classroom Design, Computer Assisted Instruction
Micro-Ideas, Glenview, IL. – 1986
Fifty-five papers focusing on the role of computer technology in education at all levels are included in the proceedings of this conference, which was designed to model effective and appropriate uses of the computer as an extension of the teacher-based instructional system. The use of the computer as a tool was emphasized, and the word processor…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Managed Instruction
Fleming-McCormick, Treseen; And Others – 1995
This paper examines how technology was used to enhance instruction in schools that are viewed as "promising" in their technology use by individuals in state education agencies. Four elementary, three middle and two high schools from Arizona, California and Nevada were examined. Extensive document review and telephone interviews were…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Curriculum Development, Elementary Schools
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South Orange-Maplewood School District, NJ. – 1993
Intended to guide teachers, librarians, and administrators in meeting the educational technology needs of students at all grade levels and subject areas, this curriculum focuses on how computers, telecommunications, automated libraries, television, and satellite links, impact schools. The curriculum addresses both the teaching of technology and…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Curriculum, Curriculum Development
Pina, Anthony A. – 1992
This report documents the design, development, and implementation of computer applications curricula in a pilot program augmenting the regular curriculum for eighth graders at a private middle school. In assessing the needs of the school, a shift in focus was made from computer programming to computer application. The basic objectives of the…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Science Education, Curriculum Development
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
Kitao, Kenji – 1995
A teacher of English-as-a-Second-Language (ESL) reading courses at Doshisha University (Japan) describes classroom techniques and activities involving use of the computer and assesses the benefits, difficulties, and instructional results. Data are drawn from two ESL classes using computer-based instruction (CBI) offered in 1 year. The primary…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Classroom Techniques, College Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction