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Thank you so much--I will lookinto it 


Barbara Kitcey
Remediation Specialist
The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
420 Boulevard of the Allies
Pittsburgh, PA 15219
Tel: (412) 291-6207
Fax: (412) 263-3715
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From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals
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Sent: Wednesday, March 01, 2006 11:32 PM
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Subject: Re: Please Help!: Putting together materials wish list

Just came across some new Math software, Hawkes Learning Systems. It has
programs with web based management for Basic Math through Statistics.

Check out http://www.haskeslearning.com

Lucy MacDonald

--- "Kitcey, Barbara" <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Part of our developmental math time is spent in the computer lab. We 
> have tried several programs, including Carnegie Learning, ALEKS, and 
> are now using ilrn. There have been issues with every program we have 
> tried.
> To date, the ALEKS program seemed to be the best match for our 
> students.
> We had to make a change, however, because our administration had 
> received a lot of student complaints about the cost of the program.
> Would you consider Modumath a program that was individualized and 
> could be used by students in a lab session of the class? I have been 
> contacted by a representative for Modumath and am excited about 
> viewing the program to see how it might work.
> Thanks for your response. 
> 
> 
> Barbara Kitcey
> Remediation Specialist
> The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
> 420 Boulevard of the Allies
> Pittsburgh, PA 15219
> Tel: (412) 291-6207
> Fax: (412) 263-3715
> Email: [log in to unmask]
>  
>  
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals 
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Susan Jones
> Sent: Tuesday, February 28, 2006 6:50 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Please Help!: Putting together materials wish list
> 
> It's instructional software for math... which, unlike any other 
> software I've ever seen (and I've looked at most of it out
> there) is actually
> instructional. (I think there may be one other similar product out 
> there now that I haven't seen - but most "instructional"
> programs go through
> the symbolic steps but don't back up and explain the
> *why* or connect it
> to visuals well at all.)
> 
> Most important, at least in our little trials with a few students, 
> students are learning the math (well enough to pass
> *other* tests, not
> just the Modumath ones). We'll be using it more formally next fall.
> 
> There are occasional places where I have to intervene (some of the 
> word problems are ambiguous) but overall it's the best technology 
> investment we've made (outside of the computers themselves) for the 
> overall developmental ed stuff.
> 
> Susan Jones
> Academic Development Specialist
> Academic Development Center
> Parkland College
> Champaign, IL  61821
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> Webmastress,
> http://www.resourceroom.net
> 
> >>> [log in to unmask] 02/28/06 7:02 AM >>>
> What is Modumath? Please explain! 
> 
> 
> Barbara Kitcey
> Remediation Specialist
> The Art Institute of Pittsburgh
> 420 Boulevard of the Allies
> Pittsburgh, PA 15219
> Tel: (412) 291-6207
> Fax: (412) 263-3715
> Email: [log in to unmask]
>  
>  
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Open Forum for Learning Assistance Professionals 
> [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Susan Jones
> Sent: Monday, February 27, 2006 4:33 PM
> To: [log in to unmask]
> Subject: Re: Please Help!: Putting together materials wish list
> 
> If money were no object, I'd get Modumath (basic skills and algebra).
> We got this last year and will be using it extensively in our learning

> labs next year.
> 
> Susan Jones
> Academic Development Specialist
> Academic Development Center
> Parkland College
> Champaign, IL  61821
> [log in to unmask]
> Webmastress,
> http://www.resourceroom.net
> 
> >>> [log in to unmask] 02/27/06 8:51 AM >>>
> Hello, everyone,
> 
> I desperately need your help. I am the newly appointed Academic 
> Coordinator for a TRIO program here at Tarrant County College. We 
> serve
> 165 students and our academic support system mostly consists of 
> assigned peer tutoring that lasts throughout the semester.
> So, here's my problem:
> I am being asked to generate a wish list of materials to 
> replace/supplement our outdated ones. We have just bought PLATO and 
> Accutrack, but I need more hand-on materials and reference books, etc.
> to keep on hand, essentially to create our own mini-learning center. I

> am asking for those of you who are experienced in this area to please 
> help me out by telling me what your wish list would be, just off the 
> top of your head if money/space was no object. Of particular interest 
> to our program would be anything related to study skills, time 
> management, etc., anything about tutoring students with psychological 
> problems / mental disabilities, or anything to help with developmental

> math.
> 
>  
> 
> Thank you in advance for any support you can give me,
> 
> James Jesse
> 
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Lucy Tribble MacDonald, M.A.,M.A.Faculty EmeritaChemeketa Community
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