ERIC Number: EJ562957
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
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Technology and Reading (Part II) Computer-Based Reading Programs and Rewards: Some Misleading Intentions and Possible Side Affects.
Prince, Robyn M.; Barron, Daniel D.
School Library Media Activities Monthly, v14 n8 p48-50 Apr 1998
While there may be positive benefits to computerized reading programs and awards, there may be greater negative consequences to their use. Studies suggest that use of the widely known Accelerated Reader Program alone cannot create better lifelong learners. Educators need to examine practices that have worked well in the past and work hard to establish sound principles that will produce able learners and readers. (AEF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
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Note: For Part I, see IR 536 541.