This page is totally dead and has not been maintained in the last
few years. Check our EDUCATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES Library instead. [ DKS April 1998 ]
Educational Technology: Educational Software sub-page
Information categorized by subjects
Maintained by TECFA.
On low maintenance, use search engines or educational indexes instead.
- Educational Software Repositories and Indexes
- Specialized Resellers
- Educational Software
- PEP: Resources for Parents, Educators and Publishers:
Two leading children's software experts, Warren Buckleitner and Anne
Bubnic, have opened up a web site called PEP: RESOURCES FOR PARENTS,
EDUCATORS and PUBLISHERS.
This site offers a comprehensive look at the children's software
with industry news, product reviews, software ratings, Teacher
Resources, a searchable database and the PEP Registry of 579+
Educational Software Publishers (with linkages). There are 114 unique
URLs, 300 pages of content and over 2,000 links within PEP. The site
is updated daily.
- Educational Software
US Department of Education Gopher.
Libraries, Reference, & Education, a page from
Authorware FTP directory(Cath. Univ, Chile).A depository for Authorware
(an authoring tool for the PC and the Mac) DLL's & other things, growing.
Authorware Gopher. A depository for Authorware
(an authoring tool for the PC and the Mac) applications and related stuff.
Instructional Software for Downloading
at the (IBM) IKE Kiosk.
Software Archive of ASK (Akademische Software Kooperation)
FTP Archive, University of Karlsruhe, Germany. Has lots of
Academic Learning Software, also in English.
- Software & Documentation Archive of ASK (Akademische Software Kooperation)
Telnet connection: login=ask, password=ask.
- Have a look some large & friendly FTP servers and check out subdirectories like ftp://nic.switch.ch/mirror/win3/winsite/toolbook/ --
- See also The Toolbook user's web page for additional information and discussion groups.
- Software for Learning Index from the
"For several years, Maricopa Center for Learning and Instruction (MCLI)
has conducted software evaluations for the Maricopa Community Colleges.
Critical is the identification the software's effectiveness as a tool for
learning. All reviews were completed by faculty members."
This section is empty because we don't have time to hunt down resources (so far). See the indexes above.
- J.E. Hill Multi-Media Company Educational Video & CD-ROM. Quotes from their page:
"J.E. Hill Multimedia is a sophisticated, next generation company that provides state
of the art educational and reference technology to you the consumer. We open new
worlds of interactive learning. Our selection is the best....".
"With over 7,000 products to choose from ...."
- DeskTop Laboratoris Inc..
The site is a resource for science educators and researchers to obtain
samples of crossplatform, programmable virtual instruments (VIs). The
software (The Virtual Scientist) is a collection of LabVIEW (student
edition compatable) libraries for many fields including physics,
chemistry, biology, psychology, engineering, etc.). The libraries are
ready to use and will allow scientists and teachers to quickly replace
traditional instruments with computer based instruments (better).
Hardware is available (The Science ToolBox) to mate with the VIs for
actual data collection on the desktop.
- A.M. Data
Quote: "We produce educational software on CD-ROM and
diskettes for IBM and Macintosh computers. Our Multicultural Database includes
African, Asian, European, Hispanic, and Native Americans."
- GrafEq Home Page.
Quotes: "GRAFEQ (graf´ik) is an intuitive, flexible, precise and robust program for producing graphs of
implicit relations. Complete integration into the high-school curriculum is possible with
site licenses"..."GRAFEQ is an easy to use program for graphing equations encountered in the secondary
pre-calculus mathematics curriculum...".
- Triad's Buttons for DOS.
Quote: "Buttons for DOS has proven itself in major corporations, universities and schools. It's not just
for games! Many scientific, medical, business and educational applications are still in DOS. We
are still selling Buttons to many professionals and educators who simply can't get their trusted
DOS applications to run in Windows 3.1 or Windows 95"
Laennec CD-ROM is a multimedia CBT program on the clinical examination
of the lung. It is aimed at medical students in clinical years to
learn the basics, as well as at the young resident who wishes to
refreshen up his knowledge on the subject. Designed as a self-learning
tool, this software is also well suited as an illustration source for
a lecture on the subject (audio, videos, animation, graphics). The
hybrid CD-ROM (HFS/ISO 9660) is bilingual and includes both French and
German versions. The program was awarded for the best contribution in
the category of Multimedia Software at the European Academic Software
- The interactive patient A World Wide Web program that allows the user to simulate an actual patient encounter.