Donald Ross, Cynthia Self, Bruce Peterson, Don Rawitsch

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This tutorial treats issues in selecting software for composition instruction. After describing the key criteria, the leaders show how they can be applied to commercial word processing packages and the CAI materials now available to the writing teacher. The issue of hardware selection is presented as one which is contiguent on the teacher's current and projected software needs. The tutorial also presents the criteria for designing new software, especially for CAI. The leaders present some models for designing software, and discuss various ways teachers and programmers should interact during the development and testing of new programs.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Number of pages1
StatePublished - Dec 1 1984

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