Innovative Higher Education

, Volume 9, Issue 1, pp 30–35 | Cite as

Computers and six PACs: An infused approach to computer literacy at the preservice level

  • Pamela J. Farris
  • Nancy M. Vedral


One of the big questions in teacher education today is, “How does a college of education insure that its graduates are computer literate?” The addition of a microcomputer course in the preparatory program is the obvious answer; however, it may create programmatic and certificate complications. In order to address the concern for computer literacy and its accompanying complications, the elementary education preparatory program at Northern Illinois University reflects an infused curriculum approach. That is, courses were identified in each of the three professional semesters of the program in which self-paced courseware packets, called STUDY-PACs, were required.


Social Psychology Teacher Education Cross Cultural Psychology Computer Literacy Elementary Education 
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© Human Sciences Press 1984

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  • Pamela J. Farris
  • Nancy M. Vedral

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