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Li, Jui-Teng; Tong, Fuhui – Language Teaching Research, 2020
Research has supported the benefit of cognitive vocabulary learning approaches, such as dual-coding (i.e. visual-verbal approach), on Chinese language learners' vocabulary attainment. However, few studies have systematically examined how to maximize Chinese word retention. Therefore, the goal of this study was to investigate the effects of two…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Retention (Psychology)
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Hoa, Truong Minh; Trang, Tran Thi Thuy – Anatolian Journal of Education, 2020
In order to evaluate the success of integrating the Interactive Whiteboard into vocabulary lessons in terms of developing the fifth graders' vocabulary achievement, retention and learning attitudes, the thirteen-week quasi-experimental study was conducted in two classes with the participation of 40 fifth graders as the control group and another 40…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Educational Technology, Vocabulary Development, Retention (Psychology)
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Gallagher, Melissa A.; Anderson, Blythe E. – Reading Teacher, 2016
Vocabulary instruction is a key component of reading comprehension but is often not addressed sufficiently in classrooms. The authors worked with a team of fifth-grade teachers in professional development targeted to learning instructional strategies for developing students' vocabularies. In this article, the authors share two strategies that the…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Reading Instruction, Reading Comprehension, Elementary School Teachers
Rollins, Karen F. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The following study examined the difference in science vocabulary acquisition comparing computer-assisted learning and a traditional study review sheet. Fourth and fifth grade students from a suburban school in central Texas were randomly selected and randomly assigned to either experimental group or control group. Both groups were given a…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Elementary School Students, Science Instruction, Computer Assisted Instruction
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Cobb, Whitney; Roundtree-Brown, Maura; McFadden, Lucy; Warner, Elizabeth – Science and Children, 2011
Real science means wrangling with peers over real ideas. Wouldn't it be thrilling to emulate a real life model of science in action in classrooms? How? By starting with a great, hands-on activity modeling an object in space that introduces both key vocabulary and science concepts with visuals to support retention and learning; encouraging…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Persuasive Discourse, Science Education, Hands on Science