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Computing Teacher

1984 Volume 11, Number 6

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Table of Contents

Number of articles: 10

  1. Research and the Decision-Making Process

    Jerry Johnson

    Presents questions to be asked when evaluating the efficacy of audiovisual products designed to increase computer literacy of students in classroom situations and suggests that continuing research ... More

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  2. Keyboarding--A Must in Tomorrow's World

    Evelyn Kisner

    Describes keyboarding, i.e., entering information on electronic equipment through use of a typewriter-like keyboard, and briefly discusses when it should be taught, who should teach it, and what... More

    pp. 21-22

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  3. The Introduction to Computers Course: The Right Place in the Wave

    Carl Swenson

    Presents three tenets for a computer course that blends a skills course centered on programing language and its uses and an awareness course focusing on computer literacy. The tenets suggest... More

    pp. 26-27

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  4. Troubleshooting: Dealing with a Misbehaving Apple

    Patrick B. Scott & Richard D. Howell

    Presents troubleshooting suggestions specifically intended for the Apple II microcomputer which have been developed from experiences working with children and pre- and inservice teachers.... More

    pp. 29-30

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  5. It's the End of the Marking Period--And There Goes My Weekend!

    Ted Burrowes & Sharon Burrowes

    Presents questions teachers should ask themselves to determine whether they need a gradebook program and questions to consider when deciding what type of gradebook program package to select. (MBR) More

    pp. 31-32

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  6. License Plates as an Introduction to Statistics

    Edwin G. Landauer

    Describes a student project which illustrates interrelationships among the topics of random sampling, relative frequency concept of probability, design of experiments, and computer generation of... More

    pp. 38-41

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  7. License Plates, Learning and Kids

    Richard C. Adams

    Describes the Monthly Data Grapher, a microcomputer program which helps visualize data to discern patterns and which is suitable for use with elementary school children. Some of its uses are noted ... More

    pp. 41-44

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  8. Programming as a Writing Activity

    Randall English & Greg Edwards

    The programing process is similar to methods employed in writing a composition. The author, in each case, must understand the subject, know the audience, outline material, and make revisions until ... More

    pp. 46-47

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  9. Teach Top-Down Programming While You Teach BASIC

    Michael J. Streibel

    Describes the design of a BASIC computer program which enables students to learn BASIC in the context of top-down structured projects and discusses a specific example which uses a program to teach ... More

    pp. 48-52

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  10. Evaluating Do-It-Yourself Computer Inservice Training Packages: Methodology and Some Findings

    Cathleen A. Norris & D Barry Lumsden

    Briefly describes a multimedia resource package entitled Microcomputers in Education, which is designed to facilitate and enhance the quality of inservice teacher training programs on computer... More

    pp. 65-66

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