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MICROSPED Information Bulletin, Issues 1-10, 1984. Microcomputers in the Schools [microform] : Implementation in Special Education / Tom V. Hanley, Ed
Bib ID 5450761
Format BookBook, MicroformMicroform, OnlineOnline
Author
SRA Technologies, Inc., Arlington, VA
 
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Description [Washington, D.C.] : Distributed by ERIC Clearinghouse, 1984 
45 p. 
Summary

Ten information bulletins on the implementation of microcomputers in special education are presented. Topics covered include the following: (1) implementation issues (including a description of a study assessing microcomputer applications in 12 local school districts' special education programs); (2) implementation strategies (which focuses on seven major elements, including acquiring microcomputers on an incremental basis, starting with simple approaches, and appointing a microcomputer coordinator); (3) special education applications (instructional, administrative, and impairment compensation applications); (4) introduction of microcomputers in the schools (hardware/software selection, microcomputer location and sharing); (5) coordination of administrative and instructional applications; (6) collaboration between regular and special education (effects and possible problems in cooperation); (7) emerging staff roles for microcomputer implementation (coordinator responsibilities); (8) training teachers and administrators (rationale, strategies, inservice content); (9) relationship of mainframes, microcomputers and minicomputers (advantages and disadvantages); and (10) supervision of microcomputers in the schools (centralized vs. decentralized). (CL)

Notes

Sponsoring Agency: Special Education Programs (ED/OSERS), Washington, DC. Div. of Educational Services.

Contract Number: 300-82-0250.

Educational level discussed: Elementary Secondary Education.

MICROSPED Information Bulletin, n1-10 Jan-Oct 1984.

May also be available online. Address as at 14/8/18: https://eric.ed.gov/

Reproduction Microfiche. [Washington D.C.]: ERIC Clearinghouse microfiches : positive. 
Subjects Computer Assisted Instruction.  |  Computer Managed Instruction.  |  Computer Software.  |  Disabilities.  |  Elementary Secondary Education.  |  Microcomputers.  |  Program Administration.  |  Program Implementation.  |  Special Education.
Form/genre Collected Works, Serials.  |  Reports, Research.
Other authors/contributors Hanley, Tom V., editor  |  SRA Technologies, Inc., Arlington, VA  |  COSMOS Corp., Washington, DC
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