CALICO Journal, Vol 2, No 1 (1984)

DEVELOPING A COMPUTER-ASSISTED READING INSTRUCTION PROGRAM

Mark W. Simpson, Sheila Bolduc-Simpson
Issued Date: 7 Aug 2014

Abstract


CARI is a computer assisted reading instruction program that was designed by two English Language teachers for the purpose of  providing supplementary and relevant material for their students in three subskill areas. The  program was written for intermediate level adults learning English in a business environment.  The  reading subskills include skimming, scanning and guessing.  The paper describes in detail the  content and structure  of the program and outlines the steps involved in its development. Following  the description are comments and suggestions for teachers on how to evaluate effective courseware.

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DOI: 10.1558/cj.v2i1.34-39

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