ERIC Number: ED463177
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2001-Jan
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Using Accelerated Math To Enhance Student Achievement in High School Mathematics Courses.
Gaeddert, Terri J.
The purpose of this study is to compare the results achieved when a computer-managed learning program is used in high school mathematics classes with the results achieved when traditional teaching strategies are utilized. The control groups for Pre-algebra, Algebra 1, and Geometry received traditional classroom instruction. The intervention groups received individualized instruction as their progress through the predetermined objectives were assessed and managed using a computer software package. Following the pre-tests, 3 and a half months of treatment and post-tests, major differences were found. The intervention group showed significantly larger gains in achievement than the control group. Changes in student attitudes were also observed. Computer-managed learning systems appeared to be an effective method for teaching mathematics to high school students. Appended are: Student Surveys; Parent Surveys; Accelerated Math Teacher Survey (post); Parent Information Letter; Additional Pre- and Post-Test Statistics; and Additional Survey Results from Student, Parent, and Teacher Survey Responses. (Author/JDM)
Publication Type: Dissertations/Theses - Masters Theses; Tests/Questionnaires
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What Works Clearinghouse Reviewed: Does Not Meet Evidence Standards
WWC Study Page: http://ies.ed.gov/ncee/wwc/study/14418
IES Cited: ED511797