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  1. Computers across the Curriculum: A Confluence of Ideas

    Nicholas Gordon & Susan Mansfield

    Computers and Composition Vol. 6, No. 1 (1988) pp. 9–13

    Argues that incorporating computers into writing across the curriculum programs is important because computers are becoming more common and more essential in business and professional writing.... More

    pp. 9-13

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  2. Computers in the Science Classroom: A Teacher Enhancement Project at the University of New Mexico

    Paul W. Tweeten & Jack D. Gittinger

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 8, No. 1 (1988) pp. 50–52

    Describes a program to improve computer expertise, encourage science teachers to use computers in science and technology, and to develop computer methods to enhance student achievement and... More

    pp. 50-52

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  3. Teaching College Composition with Computers: A Program Evaluation Study

    Stephen A. Bernhardt

    Written Communication Vol. 6, No. 1 (1989) pp. 108–33

    Assesses the broad, measurable effects of using computers to teach introductory college composition, collecting data from 24 classes. Finds that students using computers revise and improve their... More

    pp. 108-33

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  4. Computers in Freshman English

    H William Rice

    Teaching English in the Two-Year College Vol. 16, No. 1 (1989) pp. 29–34

    Discusses ways to integrate computers effectively into the freshman English course. Addresses some objections to using computers in the composition classroom. (MM) More

    pp. 29-34

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  5. A Process of Composing with Computers

    Timothy Weiss

    Computers and Composition Vol. 6, No. 2 (1989) pp. 45–59

    Proposes that for students to gain the maximum benefits from the computer as an education and composition tool, teachers should incorporate the computer throughout the composing process. Describes ... More

    pp. 45-59

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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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