Project LISTEN
A Reading Tutor that Listens
Last updated: 5/8/2006



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CTV (March 16, 2006). Interview with Ken Reeder on the Vancouver Reading Tutor Project (3m28s).  Used by permission, CTV News. Canada.


UBC Reports August 4, 2005 A Magic Reading Box:  New literacy software delivers “amazing” results among Vancouver grade schoolers who speak English as a second language by L. Chan





Carnegie Mellon News November, 2003
"6 Million NSF Grant To Enhance Computerized Reading Tutor" by A. Watzman





Education Week October 11, 2000
"A Computer That's Patient, Listens Well" by D. Viadero

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National Science Foundation.  Project LISTEN.  In the nifty50 list of NSF-funded projects selected in celebration of NSF's 50th Anniversary.




New York Times September 27, 1999, Vol. CXLIX, No. 51,658, p.C8
"Patents: A Computer Tutor for Children Learning to Read"
by T. Riordan
What is the special gift of new tutoring software for young readers? It listens to its students.








Carnegie Mellon Magazine 18:1, pp. 18-21. Pittsburgh, Fall 1999.
"LISTEN Up: You Can Lead a Child to Read" by M. Niederberger






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