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Computers in the Schools

1986 Volume 2, Number 4

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Number of articles: 5

  1. A Comparison of Student Achievement across Three Methods of Presentation of a Computer-Based Science Simulation

    Robert D. Sherwood & Ted Hasselbring

    Describes a study focusing on different presentation methods (pairs of students; entire class; and noncomputer list game-type setting) of a computer-based science simulation to sixth-grade students... More

    pp. 43-50

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  2. Microcomputer Use in Resource Rooms with Learning Disabled Children

    Regina H. Sapona

    This study investigated effects of microcomputer placement in three resource rooms for learning disabled elementary school children to explore student and teacher behavior changes and teacher... More

    pp. 51-60

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  3. Computers as an Agent for Educational Change

    Toby Jane Tetenbaum & Thomas A. Mulkeen

    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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  4. A Microcomputer Approach to Developing Functional Literacy among Adolescents and Adults

    Elaine G. Wangberg

    Describes the development and pilot testing of an interactive software lesson series designed to increase reading and writing abilities of illiterate adults and adolescents. Results of pilot... More

    pp. 123-28

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  5. School Psychology and Computerized Data Handling Systems: A Confrontation

    Patricia Nolen & Michael Spencer

    School psychologists and education students and faculty were asked to distinguish between computer-generated and individually written psychological test comments and indicate cues used in making... More

    pp. 137-43

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