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Drill and Practice Instructional Software


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Presentation about type of instructional software called Drill and Practice.

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Drill and Practice Instructional Software

  1. 1. Software Integration
  2. 2. <ul><li>Drill and Practice is a directed technology integration software method that helps students practice very structured problems </li></ul><ul><li>Students answer a question and get immediate feedback </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback can be as simple as “correct” or “incorrect” </li></ul>
  3. 3. <ul><li>Drill and Practice software creates motivation in students because it is in a different format and offers immediate feedback unlike paper graded assignments. </li></ul><ul><li>Branching drills allow students to move quickly past problems they understand and to a new set of problems based on their skill levels. </li></ul><ul><li>Teacher grading is reduced and that allows them to individualize attention better. </li></ul>
  4. 4. <ul><li>Constructivists might argue that this in an outdated method of instruction even if it is on the computer </li></ul><ul><li>Students are not creating anything </li></ul><ul><li>Students are not able to demonstrate they understand how to do anything with what they have learned </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>D&P may be good for helping students practice for tests since focus on memorization of process of solving problems and facts is important aspect of both </li></ul><ul><li>Can replace worksheets so eliminates waste of paper, classrooms clutter, teacher grading </li></ul>
  6. 6. <ul><li>Focus on presentation rate </li></ul><ul><li>Student needs to have control over how fast the programs moves and navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Student needs proper amount of time </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback must be quick </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback must be simple </li></ul><ul><li>Feedback must be motivating </li></ul>