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Computing Teacher

1984 Volume 11, Number 8

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Inequities in Opportunities for Computer Literacy

    Ronald E. Anderson

    Discusses wealth, community size, region of the country, gender, and race as factors in access to microcomputer training in secondary schools in the United States, and presents statistics from... More

    pp. 10-12

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  2. Sex Equity: Increasing Girls' Use of Computers

    Marlaine E. Lockheed & Steven B. Frakt

    Indicates that although computer science has been free of male domination, the stereotype of computers as male machines is emerging with increasing growth in microcomputer use by children. Factors ... More

    pp. 16-18

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  3. Computer Equity and Computer Educators (You)

    John Lipkin

    Addresses from two perspectives the problem of providing opportunities for all students to gain knowledge and skills required to use microcomputers: appropriate microcomputer use in the classroom... More

    pp. 19-21

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  4. The Computer: Male, Female or Androgynous?

    Jo Shuchat Sanders

    Reviews results of several studies on extent of sex discrepancy in microcomputer interest and usage in students, discusses possible occupational and economic effects when students enter the job... More

    pp. 31-32

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  5. Computer Access for the Visually Impaired

    Bettye Krolick

    Provides information on and evaluation of microcomputer equipment modifications for improving accessibility to the visually impaired. Equipment discussed includes input and visual output... More

    pp. 48-50

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  6. Computers and Equity: A Pilot Program

    Ray E. Wong

    Describes a pilot project which introduced computer technology to junior high school students from lower socioeconomic and ethnic minority communities in a Colorado Springs, Colorado, school... More

    pp. 52-55

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