ERIC Number: ED317994
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1989-May
Reference Count: N/A
Writing to Read and Principle of the Alphabet Literacy System Outcomes: The Latest.
International Business Machines Corp., New York, NY.
This report gives updated information on two literacy programs sponsored by the International Business Machines Corporation (IBM). The report is in two sections. The first section briefly summarizes findings from studies around the United States of "Writing to Read," (WTR), the K-1 reading/writing program developed by John Henry Martin. This section provides brief reports of studies of WRT conducted in Florida, Pennsylvania, Connecticut, New Jersey, Texas, Ohio, and New York. The second section presents summarized results of studies of IBM's Principle of the Alphabet Literacy System (PALS), a program designed to teach adolescents and adults who read below a sixth-grade level to read and write using a touch screen and interactive videodisc technology. Studies in this section are reported from British Columbia, Mississippi, Louisiana, Georgia, Minnesota, Indiana, Michigan, Ohio, Arizona, Texas, California, and New York. Ten tables of data are included. (SR)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Business Machines Corp., New York, NY.