Document Type

Master's Thesis

Degree Name

Master of Arts (M.A.)


Teacher Education


The purpose for the creation of this multimedia project is to assist the native Spanish speaker, at the pre-primer level, to acquire phonemic awareness and phonics skills through the use of multimedia. The CD-ROM project will be used as a supplement to the Bilingual Language Arts Program used in the classroom. The lack of Bilingual multimedia phonics CD-ROMS was a catalyst for the inception and creation for the promotion of learning the Spanish alphabet and their sounds for the beginning stages for reading instruction. The lack of access to technology is also another purpose for the creation of this multimedia project. Technology can serve as one of the equalizing factors in access to education. Native Spanish speakers are at the end of the Digital Divide, with this project that divide will be somewhat closed, at least in the classroom utilizing it


Thesis (M.A.) Institute for Advanced Studies in Education