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Winders, Ann; Yates, Bill – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1990
Discussed is the integration of microcomputers into the science laboratory curriculum. The approach provides an exposure to important aspects of computer technology while preserving concrete experiences provided by hands-on laboratories. (CW)
Descriptors: Biology, Computer Interfaces, Computer Uses in Education, Experiential Learning
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Berenson, Sarah B.; Stiff, Lee V. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989
Compared are the survey responses on practices and perceptions on computer uses in classroom between a faculty group involved in changing 10 undergraduate courses in mathematics and science education (n=25) and a group of regular faculty (n=60). There were no significant differences between two groups except on the use of inquiry and guided…
Descriptors: Attitude Measures, Attitudes, Calculators, College Faculty
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German, Kenneth E. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1988
Describes the use of the Brown scale and reports the results of its use in an experiment. Describes the instrument and details the experiment. Concludes that the Brown scale is a valid and reliable instrument for measuring attitude toward computer instruction. A copy of the instrument is included. (CW)
Descriptors: Attitudes, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Information Technology
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McDonald, Jacqueline; And Others – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1988
Describes a field test of the "Diagnostic Test of Computational Skills." Examines whether or not a computer can efficiently analyze student answers, previously unidentified computational error patterns and errors related to student use of microcomputers. Concludes that this method can be useful for immediate and accurate diagnostic information.…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Assisted Testing, Computer Uses in Education, Diagnostic Tests
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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1988
Includes the abstracts of seven of the 191 papers presented at a recent educational computing conference. Topics include computer-based tutoring, computer-assisted instruction with low achieving students, education-industry collaboration, hypothesis testing, Western Carolina University MicroNet, the New Jersey Science Supervisors Electronic…
Descriptors: College Science, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Networks, Computer Uses in Education
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Talisayon, Vivien M. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1989
Compares policies and programs on computers in science and mathematics education in the six ASEAN countries: Brunei, Indonesia; Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, and Thailand. Limits discussion to the computer as a teaching aid and object of study, attendant problems, and regional cooperation. (MVL)
Descriptors: Computer Science Education, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education, Elementary Education
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Adams, Dennis M.; Hamm, Mary – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1988
Surveys the current status of artificial intelligence (AI) technology. Discusses intelligent tutoring systems, robotics, and applications for educators. Likens the status of AI at present to that of aviation in the very early 1900s. States that educators need to be involved in future debates concerning AI. (CW)
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education
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Woerner, Janet J. – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 1988
Reviews the goals of laboratory education as identified by the National Science Teachers Association. Describes an Apple II system for the lab. Concentrates on hardware and connections. Stresses the advantages of student-microcomputer interaction in the laboratory setting. (CW)
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education, Computers