Goals for Computer Supported
GCC English Department, 1993
- participate early
in the semester in the instructor's orientation
that offers a thorough explanation and practice
of word processing basics.
- acquire the writing
and word processing skills needed for the
assignments by working with other classmates and
the instructor during classroom lab sessions.
- participate in
computer-based collaborative learning activities
that include clearly defined, specific objectives
and that encourage team building and confidence.
- practice a revision
process that encourages revising with a pencil or
pen on a print copy/inputting changes/printing
another copy/revising again, etc.
- compose text on a
computer keyboard for some assignments without
working from a handwritten copy.
- gain independence
in the use of computer technology as they are
encouraged to read instructions from the
handbooks and to devise their own solutions to
- appreciate the role
that computer technology plays as it facilitates
writing, communication, and the processing of
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