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ERIC Number: ED061632
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-Jan
Pages: 70
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Distar Instructional System.
Kim, Yungho
This document reports the origins and development of the DISTAR system of instruction. DISTAR is a set of programed instructional materials for teaching reading, language, and arithmetic basic concepts and skills that children need for success in school. The report describes (1) the key ideas of the personnel involved in creating the system, (2) the original versions of and the modifications to the product, (3) the diffusion strategies and the resulting product adoption, (4) some of the crucial decisions made during the product's life, and (5) its future as an academic boost for disadvantaged children. One section includes evaluations of DISTAR and comparisons of this program with other instructional programs. (RA)
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Sponsor: Office of Program Planning and Evaluation (DHEW/OE), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: American Institutes for Research in the Behavioral Sciences, Palo Alto, CA.
Identifiers: DISTAR