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Computers in the Schools

1989 Volume 6, Number 3

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Number of articles: 11

  1. Publishing Trends in Educational Computing

    Marilyn O'Hair & D LaMont Johnson

    Describes results of a survey of secondary school and college teachers that was conducted to determine subject matter that should be included in educational computing journals. Areas of interest... More

    pp. 1-10

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  2. If You Meet the Computer Guru on the Road, Kill Him (or Her)

    Kay Gore

    Discusses problems and misconceptions concerning the appropriate use of computers in K-12 classrooms. The use of software to support computer-assisted instruction (CAI) is described, teacher... More

    pp. 11-21

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  3. Hypermedia: Hypertext--Implications for Reading Education

    Jay Blanchard

    Defines hypermedia and hypertext and discusses possible applications for children's education and adult learning. Topics discussed include learner control; language readiness and beginning reading ... More

    pp. 23-30

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  4. Integrating the Computer into the Curriculum: The Need for Caution

    Cleborne D. Maddux

    Discusses the concept of integrating computers into the classroom curriculum and suggests that integration would be more successful if educators would wait for further developments. Topics... More

    pp. 31-37

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  5. The Computer Gender Gap in Elementary School

    Mary DeRemer

    Discussion of gender differences in computer usage focuses on a study that was conducted to investigate sex differences in attitudes of students in grades three and six toward computers. Research... More

    pp. 39-49

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  6. Girls and Microcomputers: A Hopeful Finding Regarding Software

    Alfred S. Forsyth & David F. Lancy

    Discusses gender differences in student attitudes toward computers and examines software characteristics that may affect gender equity. A study is described that was conducted to examine the... More

    pp. 51-59

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  7. The Effects of Instructional Computer Games and Drill and Practice Software on Learning Disabled Students' Mathematics Achievement

    Christine M. Bahr & Herbert J. Rieth

    Discussion of the use of microcomputers by special education students highlights a study that compared the effects of a drill and practice program with an instructional computer game on the... More

    pp. 87-101

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  8. Effectiveness of Logo Instruction in Reducing Mathematics Anxiety among Eighth-Grade Students

    Oakley D. Hadfield

    Describes study that was conducted to determine whether instruction in computer programing using Logo would be more effective than other activities in decreasing mathematics anxiety scores among... More

    pp. 103-12

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  9. The Effect of Computer Games Practice on the Development of Visual Perception Skills in Kindergarten Children

    Aviva Perzov & Ely Kozminsky

    Describes an empirical study of the effect of computer game practice on the improvement of skills that are related to visual perception in young children. Treatment of experimental and control... More

    pp. 113-22

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  10. A Comparison of Third-Grade Student Performance in Division of Whole Numbers Using a Microcomputer Drill Program: An Alternative View

    Robert Vogel

    Criticizes the statistical methods used in a previously published article that compared a commercially produced computer program with traditional teaching methods. Measures of instructional... More

    pp. 123-29

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  11. Microcomputer-Based Teleteaching: A Description and Case Study

    Bruce O. Barker & Kenneth R. Patrick

    Describes audiographics, or microcomputer-based teleteaching, as a feasible distance education delivery approach, and presents research data collected from a graduate course taught via... More

    pp. 155-64

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