110770     DECAL: Digital Equipment Corporation Author Language
Version: V2.1, October 1984
Submitted by: Digital Equipment Corporation
Operating System: RSTS/E V8.0  Source Language: BASIC-PLUS  Memory
Required: 128KB  Keywords: Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI),
Abstract: DECAL (Digital Equipment CAI Author Language System) is
the Computer Assisted Instruction (CAI) lesson authoring
system. It is designed to enable teachers with no
previous computer experience to provide individualized
instruction for students. Written in BASIC-PLUS, the
language of Digital Equipment Corporation's Resource
Sharing Timesharing System/Extended (RSTS/E), DECAL is
suitable for use in any subject area and at all grade levels.
Lessons can be up to 50 segments (questions) in length
and can be linked with other lessons to form courses and
be shared among schools. Instructors may create lessons
in the areas of:
. Drill and practice
. Tutorials
. Quizzes and tests
. Dialog/inquiry sessions
. Simulation and games
. Problem solving
Notes: Release notes distributed with each tape.
Documentation available in hardcopy only.
Media (Service Charge Code): User's Manual (ED), 600' Magnetic Tape
(MA)  Format: DOS-11

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