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computer-assisted instruction

[kəm′pyüd·ər ə′sis·təd in′strək·shən]
(computer science)
The use of computers to present drills, practice exercises, and tutorial sequences to the student, and sometimes to engage the student in a dialog about the substance of the instruction. Abbreviated CAI. Also known as computer-aided instruction; computer-assisted learning (CAL).
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The courseware-level model is the second level of the computer-assisted instruction system model.
This article is extracted from my thesis under the title of "Effects of computer-assisted instruction on learning natural sciences by 2nd grade elementary students".
When developing appropriate and motivating computer-assisted instruction, the key is to include individualized response prompts, frequent opportunities to respond, and corrective feedback or reinforcement for each response.
Improving African American student achievement in reading with computer-assisted instruction and CL (Unpublished doctoral dissertation).
A comparison of computer-assisted instruction, semi-programmed instruction, and teaching assistant-led instruction in general chemistry.
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The review covered three approaches to improving math achievement - textbooks, computer-assisted instruction, and approaches emphasizing professional development in specific teaching methods, such as cooperative learning and teaching of learning skills.
In the future, computer-assisted instruction (CAI) may prove to be useful because it is available virtually around-the-clock as a training tool.
Personalized feedback and cognitive achievement in computer-assisted instruction. Journal of Instructional Psychology, 13(2), 55-57.
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