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ERIC Number: ED335952
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1991-Mar
Pages: 32
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: 0
Strategies in Solving Computer-Based Cloze: Is It Reading?
Stevens, Vance
This paper reports on a project aimed at finding out what students do when working cloze passages on computer. To generate data, a computer-based cloze program, "Super Cloze," was configured so that all student keypresses would be recorded. This was worked by several classes of students at Sultan Qaboos University (Oman) during their scheduled computer lab sessions. The data reveal fresh insights into what students do when working with computer-based cloze. Following on these insights, suggestions are made for developers of computer-assisted language learning cloze programs, particularly in optimal design of help and hint features. (JL)
Publication Type: Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers: Sultan Qaboos University (Oman)
Note: Paper presented at the Annual Meeting of the Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (25th, New York, NY, March 24-28, 1991).