Montevidisco scripts and instructions

Montevidisco scripts and instructions

Dates: 1992-1993

Contains the scripts and instructions of the Montevidisco project, including a walkthrough of using Montevidisco on a Macintosh computer. There are two versions of the scripts: one for male students and one for female students. Materials date from 1992-1993 and were compiled by Jerry Larson.

  • Extent: 1 oversize folder (0.1 linear ft.). -- 1 carton (1 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Larson, Jerry W.
  • Call Number: MSS 8078 MSS 8078
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from the Jerry Larson papers must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Montevidisco scripts and instructions; MSS 8078; Jerry Larson papers; L. Tom Perry Special Collections; University Archives; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
Subject Terms
Larson, Jerry W.; Colleges and Universities; Education; Education, Higher--Utah--Provo; Spanish language--Study and teaching--Utah--Provo
Genre / Form
Scripts (Documents); Video recordings
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Finding Aid Title
Larson (Jerry) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Stephanie Laabs
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2012-08-27T09:53-0600
Finding Aid Language
Finding aid written in English in Latin script
Biographical Info:


Jerry Larson if a professor at BYU that improved the Montevisdisco program in 1992.

Dr. Jerry W. Larson is a professor of Spanish Pedagogy and Director of the Humanities Technology and Research Support Center and the Foreign Language Achievement Testing Service at Brigham Young University. He received his Ph.D. in Foreign Language Education and Spanish from the University of Minnesota in 1977. After teaching Spanish for three years at Northern Arizona University, he was invited to join the faculty at Brigham Young University in 1980. His main professional interests have been in researching and developing technological applications for language learning and testing. In addition to other computerized teaching and testing programs, he, along with colleagues in the Humanities Research Center at BYU, created user enhancements to Montevisdisco, one of the earliest reported computer-controlled, interactive videodisc programs designed specifically to aid in language learning.

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