This collection highlights some of the research undertaken by Dave Moursund, Professor Emeritus, Teacher Education, College of Education. For more complete information, visit the author's personal web site.

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  • The Technology Coordinator 

    Moursund, David G. (International Society for Technology in Education, 1992)
    This book is for people who are currently TCs, or who are thinking about obtaining one of these positions. It is also for school administrators who are exploring the possibility of creating TC positions and hiring TCs. ...
  • Computers in Education for Talented and Gifted Students: A Book for Elementary and Middle School Teachers 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2006-03-30)
    This book explores various roles of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in talented and gifted (TAG) education. The three goals of this book are: To help improve the educational opportunities and education of ...
  • Brief Introduction to Roles of Computers in Problem Solving 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2004-12-13)
    This document provides a relatively short overview of a large and complex field—problem solving and roles of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in problem solving. The document has two main audiences and ...
  • School Administrator’s Introduction To Instructional Use Of Computers 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2005-01)
    This booklet has two purposes: 1. To acquaint educational policy' makers with some of the current roles and potential applications of computers in the curriculum. 2. To encourage educational policy makers to initiate ...
  • Computers and Problem Solving: A Workshop for Educators 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2004-11)
    Note to readers: This booklet is written in the first person, and it is somewhat like a transcript of a workshop session. This is a workshop on roles of computers in problem solving and possible effects these roles will ...
  • PRECOLLEGE COMPUTER LITERACY: A PERSONAL COMPUTING APPROACH 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 1983)
    It is generally agreed that all students should become computer literate, but no definition of computer literacy has gained widespread acceptance. This booklet defines computer literacy in a manner that can guide educators ...
  • Computational Thinking and Math Maturity: Improving Math Education in K-8 Schools 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2006-05-03)
    This book is motivated by the problem that our K-8 school math education system is not as successful as many people would like it to be, and it is not as successful as it could be. It is designed as supplementary material ...
  • Introduction to Information and Communication Technology in Education 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2005-01-01)
    Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is a major challenge to our educational system. This book is designed for use by PreK-12 preservice and inservice teachers, and by teachers of these teachers. It provides a ...
  • High Tech/High Touch: A Computer Education Leadership Development Workshop 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2004-12)
    This book contains materials for the Leadership Development Workshops I have created and facilitated over the past few years. As the book title suggests, I have drawn heavily from the human potential movement. Many of ...
  • Getting Smarter At Solving Problems: Teacher’s Manual 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2004)
    Getting Smarter at Solving Problems is specifically designed to be used as a supplementary text in a junior high school or secondary school computer literacy course. This Teacher's Manual is specifically designed to help ...
  • Getting Smarter At Solving Problems: Preliminary Edition 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2004-12)
    Getting Smarter at Solving Problems is specifically designed to be used as a supplemental text in a secondary school Computer Literacy course. When used in that format, the book contains sufficient materials to be used ...
  • Introduction to Using Games in Education: A Guide for Teachers and Parents 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2006-06-06)
    The word game means different things to different people. In this book, I explore a variety of board games, card games, dice games, word games, and puzzles that many children and adults play. Many of these games come in ...
  • Planning, Forecasting, and Inventing Your Computers-in-Education Future 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2005-06-01)
    The focus in this book is on two aspects of improving our educational system: 1. Improving the quality of education that K-12 students are receiving. 2. Improving the professional lives of teachers and other educators. This ...
  • Improving Math Education in Elementary Schools: A Short Book for Teachers 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2005-01-01)
    This short book addresses the problem that our elementary school math education system is not as successful as many people would like it to be, and it is not as successful as it could be. It is designed as supplementary ...
  • Teacher’s Guide to Computers in the Elementary School 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2005-01)
    January 2005 reprint of Dave Moursund’s 1980 booklet. This booklet is written for preservice and inservice elementary school teachers. Thus we will assume that you fall into one of those categories and speak directly to ...
  • Effective Inservice for Integrating Computer-as-Tool into the Curriculum 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2005)
    Reprint of April 1989 book. Part 1 contains general background information that underlies the tool use of computers in schools. In essence, it is a short computers in education course specifically designed for ...
  • Collected Editorials 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2005-01)
    This is a reprint of a 1985 book. The 1985 book contains some of the history of the organization that eventually became the International Society for Technology in Education, and of the publication that eventually became ...
  • Some Personal Thoughts About Research on Using Games in Education 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2006-07-06)
    There is a huge amount of literature available on the Web about the topic of games in education. However, most of it is testimonial, rather than solid research. As I was writing my book, I spent a lot of time reading and ...
  • Brief Introduction to Educational Implications of Artificial Intelligence 

    Moursund, David G. (D. Moursund, 2006-04-24)
    This book is designed to help preservice and inservice teachers learn about some of the educational implications of current uses of Artificial Intelligence as an aid to solving problems and accomplishing tasks. Humans and ...