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ERIC Number: ED232634
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1983-Jan
Reference Count: N/A
Word Search. MicroSIFT Courseware Evaluation.
Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.
THE FOLLOWING IS THE FULL TEXT OF THIS DOCUMENT (Except for the Evaluation Summary Table): VERSION: 1981. PRODUCER: Hartley Courseware, Inc., Box 431, Dimondale, Michigan 48821. EVALUATION COMPLETED: January, 1983 at the Clackamas County ESD in Milwaukie, Oregon. COST: $26.95. ABILITY LEVEL: Grades 2-6. SUBJECT: Language Arts. MEDIUM OF TRANSFER: 5-1/4" flexible disk, protected. REQUIRED HARDWARE: Apple, 48K, printer, 1 disk drive, monitor. REQUIRED SOFTWARE: Applesoft, DOS 3.3 or 3.2. INSTRUCTIONAL PURPOSE: Authoring. DOCUMENTATION AVAILABLE: In supplementary materials--program operating instructions, and teacher's information. INSTRUCTIONAL OBJECTIVE: (INFERRED) To provide a means for teachers to generate their own word searches. INSTRUCTIONAL PREREQUISITES: None stated. CONTENT AND STRUCTURE: Program allows teacher to enter a series of words (22 maximum) to create a Wordsearch to the specifications of the user. Words can be hidden by overlapping letters or by spelling forward, backward, and/or diagonally. The words are printed with the search and a solution is printed if requested. POTENTIAL USES: Word Search produces puzzles either to introduce or reinforce vocabulary in any curricular area. MAJOR STRENGTHS; The program is well set up for this type of activity and is easy to use. MAJOR WEAKNESSES: None stated. EVALUATION SUMMARY: Evaluators indicated they would use or recommend use of this package with little or no change. (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Northwest Regional Educational Lab., Portland, OR.