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Instructional software presentation

  1. 1. Instructional Software<br />By: Todd sparks – Edtech541 – Boise State University<br />
  2. 2. Instructional Software<br />Definition:<br />is computer software used for the primary purpose of teaching and self-instruction. Categories of instructional software include:<br /><ul><li>Drill and practice
  3. 3. Tutorial
  4. 4. Simulation
  5. 5. Instructional games
  6. 6. Problem-solving</li></li></ul><li>Drill and Practice<br />This type of software utilizes working examples that allow for the user to practice solving the problems. The software provides feedback on whether the exercise was done correctly.<br />Examples include:<br /><ul><li>Flash card activities
  7. 7. Branching drills
  8. 8. Extensive feedback activities</li></ul>Benefits of Drill and Practice:<br />This gives the learner the opportunity for repetitive rehearsal that increases long term memory. It provides immediate feedback, motivation, and saves the teacher time.<br />Websites:<br />www.mathmedia.com - a math website that allows for multiple disciplines to be practiced.<br />http://www.rayslearning.com - a writing website that helps learners with their writing skills.<br />
  9. 9. Drill and Practice<br />Definition:<br /> is computer software used for the primary purpose of teaching and self-instruction. Categories of instructional software include:<br /><ul><li>Drill and practice
  10. 10. Tutorial
  11. 11. Simulation
  12. 12. Instructional games
  13. 13. Problem-solving</li></li></ul><li>Drill and Practice<br />Definition:<br /> is computer software used for the primary purpose of teaching and self-instruction. Categories of instructional software include:<br /><ul><li>Drill and practice
  14. 14. Tutorial
  15. 15. Simulation
  16. 16. Instructional games
  17. 17. Problem-solving</li></li></ul><li>Drill and Practice<br />Definition:<br /> is computer software used for the primary purpose of teaching and self-instruction. Categories of instructional software include:<br /><ul><li>Drill and practice
  18. 18. Tutorial
  19. 19. Simulation
  20. 20. Instructional games
  21. 21. Problem-solving</li></li></ul><li>Drill and Practice<br />Definition:<br /> is computer software used for the primary purpose of teaching and self-instruction. Categories of instructional software include:<br /><ul><li>Drill and practice
  22. 22. Tutorial
  23. 23. Simulation
  24. 24. Instructional games
  25. 25. Problem-solving</li></li></ul><li>Instructional Software<br />General websites that provide multiple website lists:<br />http://www.schoolforge.net/education-software<br />References:<br />Roblyer, M. D. & Doering, A. H. (2010). Integrating Education Technology into Teaching. United States of America: Allyn & Bacon.<br />

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