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Guo, Daibao; McTigue, Erin M.; Matthews, Sharon D.; Zimmer, Wendi – Educational Psychology Review, 2020
The current systematic review aimed to investigate "in what ways the incorporation of visual display tasks benefits K-12 students' content-area learning." After screening 1693 articles at abstract level and a systematic evaluation of methodological quality, we synthesized 44 articles for this review. The qualitative synthesis of the…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Comprehension, Retention (Psychology)
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Falk, Jodi L.; Di Perri, Kristin Anderson; Howerton-Fox, Amanda; Jezik, Carly – American Annals of the Deaf, 2020
The effectiveness of a sight word intervention designed for Deaf students was investigated. Thirty students, grades 1-7, in an urban school for the Deaf received an 8-month intervention. A pretest/ posttest design using a teacher-designed instrument, the Cumulative Bedrock Literacy Sight Word Assessment, and the Test of Silent Word Reading Fluency…
Descriptors: Intervention, Program Effectiveness, Students with Disabilities, Deafness
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Riopel, Martin; Nenciovici, Lucian; Potvin, Patrice; Chastenay, Pierre; Charland, Patrick; Sarrasin, Jérémie Blanchette; Masson, Steve – Studies in Science Education, 2019
Serious games have become increasingly available to educators. Empirical studies and meta-analyses have examined their impact on learning achievement. However, natural sciences could have a special relation to serious games by their systematic use of quantitative and predictive models that can generate microworlds and simulations. Since no known…
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Educational Games, Science Achievement, Conventional Instruction
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Gandhi, Allison Gruner; Slama, Rachel; Park, So Jung; Russo, Patrick; Winner, Kendra; Bzura, Robin; Jones, Wehmah; Williamson, Sandra – Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2018
We used a comparative interrupted time series design to examine the impact of the Massachusetts' Wraparound Zone Initiative on student achievement, attendance, retention, and suspension. This initiative was designed to create coordinated district systems that allow schools to proactively and systematically address students' nonacademic needs. The…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Comparative Analysis, Attendance, Retention (Psychology)
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Semerci, Çetin; Batdi, Veli – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2015
This study attempts to answer the question "Does a Constructivist Learning Approach have any effect on learners' academic achievement, retention and attitude scores?" As a result of a systematic investigation of experimental studies carried out between 2002 and 2015 in national and international area, 324 (218 articles, 106 theses)…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Constructivism (Learning), Academic Achievement, Student Attitudes
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Tabor, Lisa K.; Harrington, John A., Jr. – Geography Teacher, 2014
The brain perceives, recognizes, interprets, comprehends, appreciates, and remembers experiences that are both text and non-text or verbal and nonverbal. This article discusses Dual- encoding as a proven method of teaching that increases student learning retention and incorporates multiple learning styles. Students learn both subjects better when…
Descriptors: Geographic Information Systems, Teaching Methods, Geography Instruction, Workshops
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Fogarty, Ian; Geelan, David – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2013
Students in 4 Canadian high school physics classes completed instructional sequences in two key physics topics related to motion--Straight Line Motion and Newton's First Law. Different sequences of laboratory investigation, teacher explanation (lecture) and the use of computer-based scientific visualizations (animations and simulations) were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Simulation, Animation, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Charlier, Nathalie; De Fraine, Bieke – Journal of School Health, 2013
Background: Knowledge of first aid (FA), which constitutes lifesaving treatments for injuries or illnesses, is important for every individual. In this study, we have set up a group-randomized controlled trial to assess the effectiveness of a board game for learning FA. Methods: Four class groups (120 students) were randomly assigned to 2…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, First Aid, Secondary School Students, Experimental Groups
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Fabio, Rosa Angela; Antonietti, Alessandro – Research in Developmental Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2012
Two groups of students aged between 12 and 14 years--27 with attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and 28 with both ADHD and learning problems--were compared to a sample of 29 typically developing students in terms of the acquisition and retention of declarative, conditional and procedural knowledge either in a hypermedia learning or in…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Special Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Adolescents
Kapler, Irina V.; Cepeda, Nicholas J.; Weston, Tina – Education Canada, 2012
How can students' forgetting be reduced? The spacing effect--a promising strategy from the field of cognitive psychology--might hold some of the answers. Research has demonstrated that information is remembered two to three times better if study sessions are spaced in time rather than massed together. The testing effect is another research-based…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Testing, Memory, Cognitive Psychology
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Leslie, Kimberley Crompton; Low, Renae; Jin, Putai; Sweller, John – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2012
Two experiments using the science topics of Magnetism and Light were conducted with younger learners (Year 5) who had no prior knowledge of the topics, and older learners (Year 6) who had studied the topics previously. Half of the learners were presented the information in auditory form only while the other half were presented the auditory…
Descriptors: Expertise, Prior Learning, Redundancy, Age Differences
Rau, M. A.; Aleven, V.; Rummel, N. – Society for Research on Educational Effectiveness, 2011
Graphical representations (GRs) of the learning content are often used for instruction (Ainsworth, 2006). When used in learning technology, GRs can be especially useful since they allow for interactions across representations that are physically impossible, for instance by dragging and dropping symbolic statements into a chart that automatically…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Retention (Psychology), Mathematics, Mathematics Instruction
Mahler, Joni D. – Online Submission, 2011
This study examined whether a story/language based method of teaching the multiplication facts would be helpful to students who previously had difficulty with the memorization of those facts. Using the curriculum "Memorize in Minutes" by Alan Walker (Walker, 2000), the researcher taught six fourth-grade students the multiplication facts (3s…
Descriptors: Memorization, Multiplication, Teaching Methods, Curriculum Implementation
James, Abigail Norfleet; Allison, Sandra Boyd; McKenzie, Caitlin Zimmerman – Corwin, 2011
If you're tired of repeating yourself to students who aren't listening, try a little less talk and a lot more action. The authors follow the best-selling "Teaching the Male Brain and Teaching the Female Brain" with this ready-to-use collection of mathematics, language arts, science, and classroom management strategies. Designed for active,…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Classroom Techniques, Cognitive Style, Lesson Plans
Broyles, Iris A. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This study evaluated the effectiveness of a distributed cognition hybrid minicourse in increasing a 1-day camp's ability to effect long-term knowledge retention and pro-environment attitudes and behaviors in sixth graders. The preevent-postevent minicourse was designed to reduce cognitive overload generated by an intense immersion into the…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Pretests Posttests, Grade 6, Minicourses
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