Accession Number : ADA333280

Title :   Fundamental Skills Tutoring Project, Year III, Dayton, Ohio Area.

Descriptive Note : Interim rept. 1 Oct 94-30 Sep 95,

Corporate Author : ALLIANCE FOR EDUCATION OF THE DAYTON FOUNDATION OH

Personal Author(s) : Elling, Sue S. ; Thorp, Katie E.

PDF Url : ADA333280

Report Date : 30 MAY 1996

Pagination or Media Count : 125

Abstract : The Intelligent Training Branch of the Technical Training Research Division of the Air Force Armstrong Laboratory is developing a series of software packages designed to train high school students in Algebra, English and Life Science classes in problem solving and critical thinking. The Alliance for Education was awarded a grant from the Air Force Laboratory to assist Armstrong Laboratory in its research by developing local research sites in Dayton area schools to test the effectiveness of the tutors as they are developed. The Alliance for Education was tasked with selecting schools, purchasing, installing and maintaining hardware, supporting local teachers and administrators, assisting Armstrong Laboratory personnel with implementation of their research program. Year Three of this project involved continued research on an Algebra word problem solving tutor and an English reading/writing tutor, training additional teachers, retraining past teachers on operation of newer versions of the software, installation of upgraded equipment, provisions for technical support, public relations, program evaluation and preparation for the new Life Science tutor.

Descriptors :   *EDUCATION, *TEACHING METHODS, *COMPUTER AIDED INSTRUCTION, SCHOOLS, OHIO, ALGEBRA, PROBLEM SOLVING, LIFE SCIENCES, WRITING, READING.

Subject Categories : Humanities and History
      Computer Programming and Software

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE