Diane Millar

Executive summary of the Use of Educational Software in Adult Literacy Programs: (1996)

A comparison of Integrated Learning Systems and Stand-alone Software

This research report outlines the research and results of a project designed to investigate some of the purported advantages of using Integrated Learning Systems (ILSes) in adult literacy programs in Manitoba. Specifically, it examined three systems currently being used in the province, namely TRO's PLATO, the Columbia Computer Corporation package, and the Pathfinder computer managed instruction system.

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2003-10-14

Second Language Students in Canadian Literacy Programs: Current Issues and Concerns (1997)

The aim of this project was to examine the current situation in Canada and to make recommendations concerning possible areas of future research. The project was divided into three main research stages. First, a literature review on the area of second language literacy was conducted. Second, survey tools were developed, and a small number of practitioners were interviewed. Third, recommendations concerning future research were drafted.

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2002-07-29

The Use of Educational Software in Adult Literacy Programs (1996)

A comparison of Integrated Learning Systems and Stand-alone Software

This research project, administered by the Stevenson-Britannia Community Resource Centre of Manitoba, examined the results of three ILSes used in Manitoba, namely TRO's PLATO, the Columbia Computer Corporation package, and the Pathfinder computer-managed instruction system and compared them with those received for students in other literacy programs who were using only stand-alone software.

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1998-05-02
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