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Cook, Bryan G.; Dupuis, Danielle N.; Jitendra, Asha K. – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2017
When classifying the evidence base of practices, special education scholars typically appraise study quality to identify and exclude from consideration in their reviews unacceptable-quality studies that are likely biased and might bias review findings if included. However, study quality appraisals used in the process of identifying evidence-based…
Descriptors: Investigations, Evidence Based Practice, Experimental Programs, Special Education
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Alan, Selahattin; Sünbül, Ali Murat – International Journal of Research in Education and Science, 2015
In this study, a literature review was conducted about an individual's selected efforts, products stored in electronic format, and electronic portfolios that reflect the development and capacity of multimedia systems. In this context, relevant experimental studies performed in Turkey are collected to show e-portfolio application forms, their…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Literature Reviews, Portfolios (Background Materials), Electronic Publishing
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Marshall, Neil; Buteau, Chantal – International Journal for Technology in Mathematics Education, 2014
As part of their undergraduate mathematics curriculum, students at Brock University learn to create and use computer-based tools with dynamic, visual interfaces, called Exploratory Objects, developed for the purpose of conducting pure or applied mathematical investigations. A student's Development Process Model of creating and using an Exploratory…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Mathematics Curriculum, Undergraduate Students, Investigations
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Schlosser, Ralf W.; Sigafoos, Jeff – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2006
Augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) as an area of clinical and educational practice involves a myriad of decisions related to the symbols, devices, and strategies from which each client must choose. These decision-making points can be productively informed through evidence from comparative intervention studies. The purpose of this…
Descriptors: Intervention, Developmental Disabilities, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Comparative Analysis
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Best, Linda; Fung, Terry Y. – Research and Teaching in Developmental Education, 2001
Reports on the first phase of a two-year pilot study of a university-level mathematics requirement that accommodates the needs of developmental students. Finds that the 84% pass rate for this new class format is substantially higher than the 43% pass rate for traditional developmental mathematics courses offered during the same semester. (Contains…
Descriptors: College Curriculum, Community Colleges, Compensatory Education, Developmental Studies Programs
Underwood, John H. – 1982
The potential application of artificial intelligence (AI) to computer-assisted language learning (CALL) is explored. Two areas of AI that hold particular interest to those who deal with language meaning--knowledge representation and expert systems, and natural-language processing--are described and examples of each are presented. AI contribution…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Communicative Competence (Languages), Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Software
Girard, Denis; And Others – 1988
A study of the organization of modern language curricula in Council of Europe member countries includes a discussion of theoretical aspects and problem areas in syllabus design, an analysis of syllabuses for school use, and a statement of the principles of syllabus construction. The discussion of syllabus design problems looks at the concept of…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Course Content, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Design
InterAmerica Research Associates, Rosslyn, VA. – 1984
A study examines the effectiveness of two major types of instructional technology used in a majority of federally supported bilingual education programs, computer assisted instruction, and video instruction. The videotape technologies examined were bidirectional or interactive television and videotape. The variations of computer technology…
Descriptors: Bilingual Education, Classroom Techniques, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Assessment
Feldhusen, John F. – 1980
A review of the concept of complex instructional treatments demonstrates that componential analysis is needed to properly identify the effective elements of an instructional system. Research should focus on both the system and the effectiveness of its parts. Research on teaching also requires that the complex interaction of the teacher's behavior…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Componential Analysis, Educational Research, Experimental Programs
Farrenkopf, Toni – 1979
This paper examines the goals of education which should include the transmission of knowledge, training of skills necessary in a technological society, training of intellectual/abstractive capacities, autonomy and flexibility, and healthy personal and interpersonal functioning. The author argues that a process-oriented classroom approach is more…
Descriptors: Conference Papers, Conventional Instruction, Course Descriptions, Educational Needs
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Hamilton, Stephen F. – American Journal of Education, 1980
This article (1) defines "experiential learning" and some of its properties, purposes, and forms; (2) proposes a framework for thinking about evaluating educational programs; and (3) offers recommendations for future research to explore the value of experiential learning, guide program development, and increase knowledge about youth socialization…
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Experiential Learning, Experimental Programs
Bird, Caroline – Journal of the National Association of College Admissions Counselors, 1979
College has done some important things for our country--many of them unsuspected and underrecognized. Colleges have provided, unwittingly, a social laboratory for experiment with new and diverse styles of living--experiments that improve the society at large. (Author)
Descriptors: College Admission, College Students, Colleges, Enrollment
Hammerman, William M. – Journal of Outdoor Education, 1987
Summarizes the history of the outdoor education movement from the idea stage of school camping (1930-1939) to the present stage of diversity and growing opportunities for resident outdoor programs and programs for special populations. Analyzes research literature, noting thematic trends and quantitative studies of numbers of participants and…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Adventure Education, Camping, Educational History
Graham, Thomas E. – 1990
This study focuses on the Competency Based Education (CBE) movement in a small Ohio school district, asking whether it represents radical change or reenforces status-quo social stratification. CBE was a product of the recent public demand for more educational accountability. It is a radical shift from traditional U.S. education insofar as it…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Competency Based Education, Educational Theories, Elementary Secondary Education
Dwyer, Francis M. – 1982
The program of systematic evaluation of variables associated with visual learning was initiated in 1965 to investigate the impact of variables linked to effective, efficient use of instructional visual materials. A prototype experimental package, containing a specific unit of cognitive content, learner achievement objectives, four individual…
Descriptors: Data Collection, Experimental Programs, Instructional Materials, Media Research
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