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50 Years of ERIC
50 Years of ERIC
The Education Resources Information Center (ERIC) is celebrating its 50th Birthday! First opened on May 15th, 1964 ERIC continues the long tradition of ongoing innovation and enhancement.

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Miech, Edward J.; Nave, Bill; Mosteller, Frederick – Phi Delta Kappan, 2005
This article describes what a structured abstract is and how a structured abstract can help researchers sort out information. Today over 1,000 education journals publish more than 20,000 articles in the English language each year. No systematic tool is available at present to get the research findings from these tens of thousands of articles to…
Descriptors: Educational Research, Journal Articles, Documentation, Information Dissemination
Mosteller, Frederick; Nave, Bill; Miech, Edward J. – Educational Researcher, 2004
Background: Approximately 1,100 education journals collectively publish more than 20,000 education research articles each year. Under current practice, no systematic way exists to move the research findings from these studies into the hands of the millions of education practitioners and policymakers in the United States who might use them.…
Descriptors: Periodicals, Research Design, Intervention, Innovation
Miech, Edward J.; And Others – Educational Media and Technology Yearbook, 1997
Reviews 35 empirical studies and reviews that evaluated various aspects of computer-assisted language learning (CALL) in higher education through analyzing the differential learning outcomes of groups of students. Captioned video segments, type of feedback, student attitudes and student achievement, and recommendations for the future are…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Captions, Computer Assisted Instruction, Evaluation Methods
Miech, Edward J.; And Others – 1996
This paper examines 22 empirical computer-assisted language learning (CALL) studies published between 1989 and 1994, and 13 reviews and syntheses published between 1987 and 1992, pertaining to CALL in higher education in the United States. A "three streams" framework helps to place CALL in a larger context and illustrate its several dimensions.…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Case Studies, Comprehension, Computer Assisted Instruction