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Luo, Tian; Lee, Guang-Lea; Molina, Cynthia – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2017
Aim/Purpose: IStation is an adaptive computer-based reading program that adapts to the learner's academic needs. This study investigates if the IStation computer-based reading program promotes reading improvement scores as shown on the STAR Reading test and the IStation test scaled scores for elementary school third-grade learners on different…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Computer Assisted Instruction, Reading Programs
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O'Rourke, John; Main, Susan; Hill, Susan M. – Australian Journal of Teacher Education, 2017
In this paper we report on a study of the implementation of handheld game consoles (HGCs) in 10 Year four/five classrooms to develop student automaticity of mathematical calculations. The automaticity of mathematical calculations was compared for those students using the HGC and those being taught using traditional teaching methods. Over a school…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Games, Video Games
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Aljaser, Afaf M. – International Education Studies, 2017
The present study aimed to identify the effect of using electronic Mind Maps on the academic achievement of the fifth-grade primary female students in the English language curriculum compared to the traditional teaching method adopted in the teacher's guide. It also aimed to indicate the attitudes of the fifth-grade female students towards the use…
Descriptors: Cognitive Mapping, Elementary School Students, Control Groups, Experimental Groups
Shelton, Brett E.; Parlin, Mary Ann – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2016
Leveraging the use of mobile devices for education, such as instructional games, is an area of increasing interest for targeted subpopulations of students including those who are deaf/hard-of-hearing (DHH). This paper outlines the perspectives of Deaf Education teachers and DHH children who participated in the GeePerS*Math project. Interviews and…
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Children
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Unal, Ahmet; Karakus, Melek Altiparmak – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2016
The purpose of this paper is to examine the effects of WebQuests on elementary students' science achievement, attitude towards science and attitude towards web supported education in teaching 7th grade subjects (Ecosystems, Solar System). With regard to this research, "Science Achievement Test," "Attitude towards Science Scale"…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Science Instruction, Elementary School Science
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Jeong, Jin Su; González-Gómez, David; Cañada-Cañada, Florentina – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2016
Recently, the inverted instruction methodologies are gaining attentions in higher educations by claiming that flipping the classroom engages more effectively students with the learning process. Besides, students' perceptions and emotions involved in their learning process must be assessed in order to gauge the usability of this relatively new…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Science Instruction, Preservice Teacher Education, Technology Uses in Education
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Perkmen, Serkan; Antonenko, Pavlo; Caracuel, Alfonso – Journal of Technology and Teacher Education, 2016
The main purpose of this study was to examine the validity of the Teacher Intentions to Integrate Technology in Education Scale using pre-service teacher samples from three countries on three continents--Turkey, Spain and the United States. Study participants were 550 pre-service teachers from three universities in Turkey, Spain and the USA (219,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Technology Integration
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Hwang, Gwo-Jen; Kuo, Fan-Ray – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2015
Web-based problem-solving, a compound ability of critical thinking, creative thinking, reasoning thinking and information-searching abilities, has been recognised as an important competence for elementary school students. Some researchers have reported the possible correlations between problem-solving competence and information searching ability;…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Structural Equation Models, Critical Thinking, Creative Thinking
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Cener, Emin; Acun, Ismail; Demirhan, Gokhan – Journal of Social Studies Education Research, 2015
The aim of this study is to investigate the impact of teaching social studies with the help of CT on pupils' achievement in social studies. A history, geography and culture oriented theme was selected from the social studies curriculum for the research, Turks on the Silk Road. A multimedia CD, documentaries, PowerPoint and so on were used to teach…
Descriptors: Social Studies, Technology Uses in Education, Grade 6, Quasiexperimental Design
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Zheng, Binbin; Warschauer, Mark; Hwang, Jin Kyoung; Collins, Penelope – Journal of Science Education and Technology, 2014
This year-long, quasi-experimental study investigated the impact of the use of netbook computers and interactive science software on fifth-grade students' science learning processes, academic achievement, and interest in further science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) study within a linguistically diverse school district in…
Descriptors: Quasiexperimental Design, Grade 5, Elementary School Science, Science Instruction
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Ravenel, Jessica; Lambeth, Dawn T.; Spires, Bob – Journal on School Educational Technology, 2014
The purpose of the research study was to identify the effects of computer-based programs on mathematical achievement, perceptions, and engagement of fourth-grade students. The 31 student participants were divided into two intervention groups, as a hands-on group and a computer-based group. Student achievement was measured by comparing the pretest…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Grade 4, Pretests Posttests, Comparative Analysis
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Nair, Shanthi Suraj; Tay, Lee Yong; Koh, Joyce Hwee Ling – Educational Media International, 2013
This research paper explores students' motivation and teachers' teaching practices towards the writing of compositions in the conventional paper-based (paper and pencil) and the online blogs mode. Six classes of Grade 5 (224 students) and four English teachers in an elementary-level future school in Singapore were involved in this study. A total…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods
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DeSorbo, Alexandra L.; Noble, James M.; Shaffer, Michele; Gerin, William; Williams, Olajide A. – Health Education & Behavior, 2013
Background: The audience response system (ARS) allows students to respond and interact anonymously with teachers via small handheld wireless keypads. Despite increasing popularity in classroom settings, the application of these devices to health education programming has not been studied. We assessed feasibility, engagement, and learning among…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Elementary Schools, Educational Technology, Handheld Devices
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Jena, Ananta Kumar – Journal of Educational Technology, 2013
The purpose of the study was to investigate the elementary school students' perception towards the traditional over smart classroom instruction. In the present study, one hundred elementary school students from two Indian schools have been randomly selected as the sample of the study. The learners' perception scores were analyzed by chi-square and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology
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Tillman, Daniel A.; An, Song A.; Cohen, Jonathan D.; Kjellstrom, William; Boren, Rachel L. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2014
This mixed methods study examined the impacts of digital fabrication activities that were integrated into contextualized mathematics education. The study investigated the students' mathematics content knowledge and attitudes. Data analysis yielded two key findings regarding our intervention combined with the other mathematics activities resulted…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Student Attitudes
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