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Smith, Blaine E. – Written Communication, 2018
This study examined adolescents' perspectives on their multimodal composing goals and designs when creating digital projects in the context of an English Language Arts class. Sociocultural and social semiotics theoretical frameworks were integrated to understand six 12th grade students' viewpoints when composing three multimodal products--a…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adolescent Attitudes, English Instruction, Language Arts
Gerstle, Alan John – Online Submission, 2010
The purpose of this case study was to determine if two samples of health education literature (one in print media; the other in electronic media), and published by the same health education organization, provided the requisite reading level for their intended audiences: immigrants and native speakers with a fourth-grade level of literacy. A…
Descriptors: Health Education, Printed Materials, Reading, Audiences
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Kay, Robin; LeSage, Ann; Knaack, Liesel – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2010
To date, extensive research has been done on the use of Audience Response Systems (ARSs) in colleges and universities, but not in secondary school schools. The purpose of this study was to conduct a detailed formative analysis on the benefits, challenges, and use of ARSs from the perspective of 659 secondary school students. Key benefits reported…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Audience Response, Audiences, Classrooms
National Assessment Governing Board, 2010
The purpose of the 2011 NAEP (National Assessment of Educational Progress) Writing Framework is to describe how the new NAEP Writing Assessment is designed to measure students' writing at grades 4, 8, and 12. As the ongoing national indicator of the academic achievement of students in the United States, NAEP regularly collects information on…
Descriptors: Writing Achievement, Writing Skills, Writing Evaluation, National Competency Tests
National Assessment Governing Board, 2010
Since 1973, the National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) has gathered information about student achievement in mathematics. Results of these periodic assessments, produced in print and web-based formats, provide valuable information to a wide variety of audiences. The NAEP Assessment in mathematics has two components that differ in…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Academic Achievement, Audiences, National Competency Tests
Graham, Steve; Perin, Dolores – Alliance for Excellent Education, 2007
This report offers a number of specific teaching techniques that research suggests will help 4th- to 12th-grade students in this nation's schools. The report focuses on all students, not just those who display writing difficulties, although this latter group is deservedly the focus of much attention. The premise of this report is that all students…
Descriptors: Transformational Generative Grammar, Writing Assignments, Writing Difficulties, Sentences
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Flynn, Brian S.; Worden, John K.; Bunn, Janice Yanushka; Dorwaldt, Anne L.; Connolly, Scott W.; Ashikaga, Takamaru – Health Education & Behavior, 2007
Mass media interventions are among the strategies recommended for youth cigarette smoking prevention, but little is known about optimal methods for reaching diverse youth audiences. Grades 4 through 12 samples of youth from four states (n = 1,230) rated smoking-prevention messages in classroom settings. Similar proportions of African American,…
Descriptors: Smoking, Prevention, Ethnic Groups, Audiences