Accession Number : ADA137659

Title :   Teachers' Instructional Uses of Microcomputers,

Corporate Author : RAND CORP SANTA MONICA CA

Personal Author(s) : Shavelson,R J ; Winkler,J D ; Stasz,C ; Robyn,A E

PDF Url : ADA137659

Report Date : Apr 1983

Pagination or Media Count : 17

Abstract : The goal of this study is to set forth guidelines for designing educational courseware that meet teachers' needs and for educating preservice and inservice teachers in the instructional uses of microcomputer. To this end, the study examines the relationships among teachers' attitudes toward computers, their knowledge of computers and the subjects matter taught, and their uses of microcomputers for instruction. This paper describes the study and reports preliminary impressions and findings.

Descriptors :   *Computer aided instruction, *Teaching methods, *Instructors, *Attitudes(Psychology), Motivation, Skills, Reaction(Psychology), Adjustment(Psychology), Acceptability, Instructional materials, Microcomputers, Education, Students

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Psychology

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE