ERIC Number: EJ593474
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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The Use of a Cognitive Tutoring System in the Improvement of the Abstract Reasoning Component of Word Problem Solving.
Wheeler, J. L.; Regian, J. W.
Computers in Human Behavior, v15 n2 p243-54 Mar 1999
Describes a study of ninth-grade students that evaluated the ability of the Word Problem Solving Tutor, a cognitive tutoring system, to improve the abstract-reasoning component of word-problem solving. Compares combinations of traditional instruction, computer-assisted instruction, and the tutoring program and discusses implications for math education and further research. (Author/LRW)
Descriptors: Abstract Reasoning, Comparative Analysis, Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software Evaluation, Conventional Instruction, Courseware, Grade 9, Mathematics Education, Problem Solving, Programmed Tutoring, Research Needs, Secondary Education, Student Improvement, Word Problems (Mathematics)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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