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  1. Computers and Commuters: A Computer-Intensive Writing Program for Adults

    Linda J. Stine

    Computers and Composition Vol. 6, No. 2 (1989) pp. 23–32

    Describes a writing program that addresses adult students' limited access to computers and the program's effect on a pilot group of students. Offers some preliminary conclusions about the effects... More

    pp. 23-32

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  2. How the Student Writer Adapts to Computers: A First-Year Student Protocol

    James Strickland

    Computers and Composition Vol. 6, No. 2 (1989) pp. 7–22

    Reports a protocol study of a freshman composition student to examine how significant a problem it actually is to learn to operate a computer, how influential students' expectations about computers... More

    pp. 7-22

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  3. Evaluation of a Pre-Service Training Module in Microcomputer Applications for the Teaching of Reading

    Ernest Balajthy

    Computers in the Schools Vol. 5, No. 1 (1988) pp. 113–28

    Discussion of the need for increased teacher training in computer applications in education focuses on the evaluation of a training module developed to train preservice teachers in computer... More

    pp. 113-28

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  4. Computers for Education: On What Basis Do We Proceed?

    Charles K. Stallard

    Clearing House Vol. 61, No. 4 (1987) pp. 154–56

    Discusses four common reasons why schools pursue the integration of computers into their programs--including technological awareness, improved productivity, and improving student achievement.... More

    pp. 154-56

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  5. Using the Computer for Adult Literacy Instruction

    Terilyn C. Turner

    Journal of Reading Vol. 31, No. 7 (1988) pp. 643–47

    Based on research gathered from literacy projects that utilize computers, recommends that computers be used in adult literacy programs. Points out that computers provide privacy, feedback,... More

    pp. 643-47

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  6. Educators' Attitudes and Predispositions towards Computers

    Janice E. J. Woodrow

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 6, No. 3 (1987) pp. 27–37

    Reports on a study designed to investigate the attitudes of practicing teachers and student teachers regarding the educational use of computers. Results indicated that both groups of teachers... More

    pp. 27-37

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  7. Evaluation of a Holistic CAI System in Introductory Chemistry

    JoyLynn Hailey Reed & John Judkins

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 6, No. 1 (1986) pp. 21–27

    Discusses a study that assessed how students felt about computers and how they perceived computers performed as instructional tools. A majority of the tested students indicated that the computer... More

    pp. 21-27

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  8. Bibliography

    Karen Doyle Walton

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 5, No. 4 (1986) pp. 71–72

    Provides an annotated list of references for educators on using computers in the classroom and for researchers in gathering background materials for the preparation of articles, grant proposals,... More

    pp. 71-72

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  9. Teachers' Attitudes toward Educational Computing: Instructional Uses, Misuses, and Needed Improvements

    W Michael Reed

    Computers in the Schools Vol. 3, No. 2 (1986) pp. 73–80

    The elementary and secondary teachers most involved in integrating computers into instruction in 55 school districts were surveyed to determine their perceptions of how classroom computers should... More

    pp. 73-80

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  10. Students' Attitudes Toward Computers

    Stephan Arndt

    Computers and the Social Sciences Vol. 1, No. 3 (1985) pp. 181–90

    Reports the results of a random sample survey of 737 college students' attitudes toward computers. Less than 7% had never used computers, and those who used them most were most positive in their... More

    pp. 181-90

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  11. Computers, Invention, and the Power to Change Student Writing

    James Strickland

    Computers and Composition Vol. 4, No. 2 (1987) pp. 7–26

    Appraises the computer as a prewriting aid. Evaluates both the quality and quantity of ideas produced by various invention techniques and programs, and compares results of similar studies by Hugh... More

    pp. 7-26

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  12. Bibliography: Computers and the Handicapped

    Richard L. Smith

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 5, No. 1 (1985) pp. 71–72

    Provides a bibliography of references focusing on computers and the handicapped. Each of the 17 items includes author(s), title, source, and annotation. (JN) More

    pp. 71-72

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  13. Computers as an Agent for Educational Change

    Toby Jane Tetenbaum & Thomas A. Mulkeen

    Computers in the Schools Vol. 2, No. 4 (1986) pp. 91–103

    Argues that schools should focus on developing individuals capable of independent learning for technological/information age; basic skills can be taught at home with microcomputers; major changes... More

    pp. 91-103

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  14. Point and Counterpoint: Computers in the Classrooms

    Joseph Ellis

    NASSP Bulletin Vol. 70, No. 489 (1986) pp. 10–14

    Answers teachers' hypothetical objections to computers in the classroom, especially their concerns about programing skills, time limitations, software, suitability, and proper usage. Compares... More

    pp. 10-14

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  15. Computers for Clio? Historian Asks

    Delbert A. Jurden

    Community and Junior College Journal Vol. 53, No. 8 (1983) pp. 38–39

    Relates experiences in using computers and microcomputers in teaching history. Reviews the value of the computers in testing, record keeping, reporting, and advising. Cites benefits for instructors... More

    pp. 38-39

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  16. Computers and Hot Potatoes: Starch for Teacher Preparation Diets

    Jerry Johnson

    Teacher Education Quarterly Vol. 11, No. 1 (1984) pp. 49–52

    Computers present a problem for mathematics teachers that may be solved through teacher education programs. Classroom teachers should be competent in programing languages, exploring software, and... More

    pp. 49-52

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  17. Bibliography: Secondary/College Mathematics

    Richard L. Smith

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 2, No. 4 (1983) pp. 40–41

    Presents an annotated list of 27 computer-oriented references for researchers and for teachers using computers in the classroom. Resources focus on various aspects of mathematics curriculum... More

    pp. 40-41

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  18. Computers in Elementary Mathematics

    Richard L. Smith

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 3, No. 2 (1984)

    This annotated bibliography contains 12 references on computers in elementary school mathematics. Topics include developing mathematical concepts with microcomputer activities, teaching mathematics... More

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  19. Do Computers Have a Place in Preschools

    Barbara T. Bowman


    There is reason to doubt that computers are currently revolutionizing schools, for few advances have been made in how lessons are either organized or presented. Until recently, most of the early... More

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  20. The Development and Validation of a Measure of General Attitudes Toward Computers

    Mary J. Reece & Robert K. Gable

    Educational and Psychological Measurement Vol. 42, No. 3 (1982) pp. 913–16

    A 10 item Attitudes Toward Computers instrument was developed to measure the attitudes of students toward the use of computers. A factorial validity study revealed one identifiable factor dimension... More

    pp. 913-16

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