DEVELOPING A COMPUTER-ASSISTED READING INSTRUCTION PROGRAM
Issue: Vol 2 No. 1 (1984)
Journal: CALICO Journal
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.
Author: Mark W. Simpson, Sheila Bolduc-Simpson