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ERIC Number: ED265842
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1984
Pages: 17
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
Words: A Microcomputer Program for Teaching and Testing Students' Sight Word Vocabulary.
Majsterek, David
This document describes the WORDS software, a computer program designed to evaluate a reading disabled student's sight word vocabulary using an Apple II microcomputer. A brief discussion of various methods of addressing reading difficulties precedes a detailed description of the WORDS program and its use. This description covers: (1) the organization of the program; (2) the learner response system; (3) the examiner's role; (4) methods of recording responses to stimulus words; (5) the program's branching capabilities; (6) directions for data viewing; (7) student data storage; (8) suggestions for successful operation; and (9) directions for the Save and Print commands. Appendices include a brief bibliography, a flow-chart of the WORDS scheme, and a printout of the entire program. (JB)
Publication Type: Computer Programs; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A