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Computers in the Schools

1994 Volume 11, Number 2

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Number of articles: 6

  1. Soviet Computer Education in Dreams and in Reality

    Robert W. Leasure

    Gives an overview of past, present, and future developments of computer use in Soviet education. Emphasis is on new legislation permitting increased interaction between eastern and western parts of... More

    pp. 5-16

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  2. The Effect of Interactive CD-ROM/Digitized Audio Courseware on Reading among Low-Literate Adults

    John A. Gretes & Michael Green

    Compares a multimedia adult literacy instructional course, Reading to Educate and Develop Yourself (READY), to traditional classroom instruction by studying effects of replacing conventional... More

    pp. 27-42

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  3. The Effect of a Word Processor on the Written Composition of Second-Grade Pupils

    Ithel Jones

    In response to national concern over declining standards in students' writing abilities, an increasing number of schools have adopted the use of word processors in an effort to increase literacy... More

    pp. 43-54

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  4. Computer Literacy for the 1990s Theoretical Issues for an International Assessment

    Betty Collis & Ron Anderson

    A historical background and current assessment of computer uses in education is presented with specific emphasis on student achievement in computer literacy and international applicability of... More

    pp. 55-72

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  5. Authentic Literacy Assessment: NASA Technology Addressing Adult Illiteracy

    David B. Yaden

    This article gives a brief overview of issues in adult literacy; an assessment of workplace literacy; and components, concepts, and steps of the NASA Adult Literacy Evaluator project. The Adult... More

    pp. 73-83

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  6. Technology and the Evolving Educational-Industrial Complex

    Anthony G. Picciano

    Examines the issue of technology in education as the vehicle whereby an educational-industrial complex is evolving. Presents background information on the introduction of technology in education;... More

    pp. 85-101

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