Tutoring System Innovations: Past Practice to Future Prototypes

Gardner III, Ralph; Nobel, Michele M.; Hessler, Terri; Yawn, Christopher D.; Heron, Timothy E.
November 2007
Intervention in School & Clinic;Nov2007, Vol. 43 Issue 2, p71
Academic Journal
This article discusses the progression of tutoring system innovations from informal, dyadic, and subjectively evaluated arrangements to more formally arranged configurations that emphasize training, application, and evaluation. Suggestions for future innovations, based on existing prototypes, are discussed.


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