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Robinson-Ervin, Porsha; Cartledge, Gwendolyn; Musti-Rao, Shobana; Gibson, Lenwood, Jr.; Keyes, Starr E. – Behavioral Disorders, 2016
This study examined the effects of culturally relevant/responsive, computer-based social skills instruction on the social skill acquisition and generalization of 6 urban African American sixth graders with emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD). A multiple-probe across participants design was used to evaluate the effects of the social skills…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, African American Students, Grade 6, Emotional Disturbances
Chung, Gregory K. W. K.; Delacruz, Girlie C.; Dionne, Gary B.; Baker, Eva L.; Lee, John J.; Osmundson, Ellen – National Center for Research on Evaluation, Standards, and Student Testing (CRESST), 2016
This report addresses a renewed interest in individualized instruction, driven in part by advances in technology and assessment as well as a persistent desire to increase the access, efficiency, and cost effectiveness of training and education. Using computer-based instruction we delivered extremely efficient instruction targeted to low knowledge…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Algebra, Grade 8, Individualized Instruction
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Crawford, Lindy; Higgins, Kristina N.; Huscroft-D'Angelo, Jacqueline N.; Hall, Lindsay – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2016
This study investigated students' use of electronic support tools within a computer-based mathematics program. Electronic support tools are tools, such as hyperlinks or calculators, available within many computer-based instructional programs. A convenience sample of 73 students in grades 4-6 was selected to participate in the study. Students…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Education, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Bellettini, Carlo; Lonati, Violetta; Malchiodi, Dario; Monga, Mattia; Morpurgo, Anna; Torelli, Mauro; Zecca, Luisa – ACM Transactions on Computing Education, 2014
This article describes the state of informatics education in the Italian secondary schools, highlighting how the learning objectives set up by the Ministry of Education are difficult to meet, due to the fact that the subject is often taught by teachers not holding an informatics degree, the lack of suitable teaching material and the expectations…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Madill, Michael T. R. – Teaching English with Technology, 2014
Didactical approaches related to teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL) have developed into a complex array of instructional methodologies, each having potential benefits attributed to elementary reading development. One such effective practice is Computer Assisted Language Learning (CALL), which uses various forms of technology such as…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology, Second Language Instruction, English (Second Language)
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Vesel, Judy; Robillard, Tara – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2013
State frameworks and national standards are explicit about the mathematics content that students must master at each grade level. Although the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act and the No Child Left Behind Act mandate that students who are deaf or hard of hearing and communicate in sign language have access to this content, evidence…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Dictionaries, Mathematics Instruction
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Lenhard, Wolfgang; Baier, Herbert; Endlich, Darius; Schneider, Wolfgang; Hoffmann, Joachim – Journal of Research in Reading, 2013
There are many established reading strategy training programmes, which explicitly teach strategic and meta-cognitive knowledge to improve reading comprehension. Although instruction in strategy knowledge leads to improvements in meta-cognitive skills, the effects do not always transfer to reading comprehension. Therefore, to investigate…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Reading Strategies, Metacognition, Reading Comprehension
Serim, Ferdi – Jossey-Bass, An Imprint of Wiley, 2012
This comprehensive book offers a practical pathway for developing twenty-first-century skills while simultaneously strengthening content-area learning. "Digital Learning" contains a wealth of research-based practices to integrate the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) National Education Technology Standards (NETS) for both…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Student Projects, Active Learning, Educational Technology
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Sad, Suleyman Nihat; Ozhan, Ugur – Computers & Education, 2012
The main purpose of this study was to investigate the views of primary students about interactive whiteboard [IWB] use in their classes from attitudinal and pedagogical perspectives. Research was designed as an empirical approach to "phenomenology." Data was collected from fifty primary students (fourth to eighth) through focus group interviews.…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Educational Needs
Gunbas, Nilgun – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of a computer-based story on sixth grade students' mathematics word problem solving achievement. Problems were embedded in a story presented on a computer, and then compared to a paper-based story and to a condition that presented the problems as typical, isolated words problems. One hundred…
Descriptors: Statistical Analysis, Foreign Countries, Reading Comprehension, Problem Solving
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Anthony, Anika Ball – Journal of Research on Technology in Education, 2012
Technology implementation research indicates that teachers' beliefs and knowledge, as well as a host of institutional factors, can influence technology integration. Drawing on third-generation activity theory, this article conceptualizes technology implementation as a network of planning and integration activities carried out by technology…
Descriptors: Technology Integration, Educational Technology, School Districts, Systems Approach
Goodin, Laura M. – Online Submission, 2012
In this action research project report, the teacher researcher focused on the problem of lack of achievement of students in middle school social studies classes. The purpose of the project was to increase motivation and engagement of students by incorporating the use of technology; thereby, increasing achievement. A total of 105 sixth-grade…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Middle School Students, Check Lists, Action Research
Gesbocker, Shestine R. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purpose of this study was to assess if there was a relationship between sixth, seventh, and eighth grade student's level of mastery of basic math facts and their mathematical scaled score from a standardized test, whether computer assisted instruction (CAI) software improved seventh grade students' ability to master their basic math…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Teaching Methods, Educational Technology, Middle School Students
Horton, Lucas; Liu, Min; Olmanson, Justin; Toprac, Paul – Online Submission, 2011
In this paper we explore students' engagement in a new media enhanced problem-based learning (PBL) environment and investigate the characteristics of these environments that facilitate learning. We investigated both student experiences using a new media enhanced PBL environment and the specific elements students found most supportive of their…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Problem Based Learning, Grade 6, Information Processing
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Kim, Hye Jeong; Pedersen, Susan – Computers & Education, 2011
Hypothesis development is a complex cognitive activity, but one that is critical as a means of reducing uncertainty during ill-structured problem solving. In this study, we examined the effect of metacognitive scaffolds in strengthening hypothesis development. We also examined the influence of hypothesis development on young adolescents'…
Descriptors: Problem Based Learning, Problem Solving, Early Adolescents, Program Effectiveness
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