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Daedalus is a great package for anyone.  I used it with ESL students and
my class was the only one to pass onto the regular program.  I know it
was due to Daedalus!
Helen Sabin

Ice, Barbara wrote:
>
> If I only had $1800 to spend on software for tutorials, it would be on
> SKillsbank or Learning Plus. Learning Plus is a little higher on the skills
> level, but both are good for Dev. Studies or even single skills remediation
> for on level students.  Daedalus is a good package for the classroom or the
> writing lab, if monitored by an instructor.
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Helen M. Sabin [SMTP:[log in to unmask]]
> > Sent: Wednesday, November 10, 1999 4:10 PM
> > To:   [log in to unmask]
> > Subject:      Re: Cost of software
> >
> > Hello:
> > In answer to your question, most of these range from $25.00 and up per
> > student.  if interested, Long Beach City College has a Daedalus 30 station
> > license,  brand new, computer assisted writing program for sale at 50% off
> > due to having purchased two programs mistakenly.  Your gain is their loss.
> > If interested in buying this for your school ($1800.00 for 30 computers)
> > please contact Richard Jennings at 562-938-4111.  Ask for him by name and
> > you will be transferred to his office.
> > Richard Jennings
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Steven Runge <[log in to unmask]>
> > To: [log in to unmask] <[log in to unmask]>
> > Date: Wednesday, November 10, 1999 12:50 PM
> > Subject: Re: Cost of software
> >
> >
> > >SBI=$495 (w/o data analysis software)
> > >
> > >Maria McKinney wrote:
> > >
> > >> Hi, everyone,
> > >>     The CRLA conference last week was great!  I am in the position of
> > >> proposing the development of a Learning Center on our campus which,
> > >> hopefully, would become active next fall.
> > >>     At the conference I learned about many software packages for
> > >> tutorials, assessments, etc.  However, there was no information on the
> > >> cost of these various tools.  If any of you are using any of the
> > >> following, and would be willing to tell me their approximate cost and
> > >> vendor name/address, it would be very helpful.  Also, if you are using
> > a
> > >> program other than those listed, and find it effective, please refer
> > >> that one to me.
> > >>         Skillsbank, Learning Plus, Passkey, Student Behavior Inventory,
> > >> SpeedReader, EDL Quantum, Common Space, University of Indiana series on
> > >> reading, DRP (Degress of Learning Power), LSI (Learning Styles
> > >> Inventory), Nelson-Denny, ASSET.  (I might not have gotten all the
> > names
> > >> right.  I was writing as fast as I could!)
> > >>         We are developing a proposed budget for the LC within the next
> > >> week or so (which I just learned about 10 minutes ago! - typical!) and
> > >> this information would give me at least some idea of what to propose.
> > >> You don't have to be exact - just in the ballpark!
> > >>         Thanks so much!
> > >>                 Maria McKinney
> > >