ERIC Number: EJ373807
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1987
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A Computer-Based Strategy for Personalizing Verbal Problems in Teaching Mathematics.
Ross, Steven M.; Anand, Padma G.
Educational Communication and Technology Journal, v35 n3 p151-62 Fall 1987
Describes study designed to investigate the effectiveness of personalizing verbal math problems on division of fractions for fifth and sixth grades using microcomputer-generated lessons. Treatment and control group results are analyzed, and results support the hypothesis that the personalized context group was superior in problem solving and had more positive attitudes. (40 references) (LRW)
Descriptors: Analysis of Variance, Computer Assisted Instruction, Division, Elementary Education, Elementary School Mathematics, Fractions, Hypothesis Testing, Intermode Differences, Mathematics Instruction, Multivariate Analysis, Predictor Variables, Pretests Posttests, Problem Solving, Questionnaires, Sex Differences, Student Attitudes, Tables (Data)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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