Document Type

Graduate Project

Date of Degree Completion

Spring 1985

Degree Name

Master of Education (MEd)



Committee Chair

Lillian Canzler

Second Committee Member

Donald J. Murphy

Third Committee Member

Alexander H. Howard


The purpose of this project report was to provide a group lesson training packet on the selection and the uses of personal computers in the home including information on their history, their basic components, the criteria to evaluate the need for one, and resource materials available on the topic. The instructional materials developed included: a leader's guide, visual aids, a videocassette tape, an activity sheet, information sheets, two evaluation tools, and a partial listing of existing Extension instructional materials on microcomputers.