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Liu, Min; Horton, Lucas; Olmanson, Justin; Toprac, Paul – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2011
This study examines middle school students' learning and motivation as they engaged in a new media enriched problem-based learning (PBL) environment for middle school science. Using a mixed-method design with both quantitative and qualitative data, we investigated the effect of a new media environment on sixth graders' science learning, their…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Problem Based Learning, Student Motivation, Scores
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Reed, Helen C.; Drijvers, Paul; Kirschner, Paul A. – Computers & Education, 2010
This mixed-methods study investigates the effects of student attitudes and behaviours on the outcomes of learning mathematics with computer tools. A computer tool was used to help students develop the mathematical concept of function. In the whole sample (N = 521), student attitudes could account for a 3.4 point difference in test scores between…
Descriptors: Mathematics Education, Student Attitudes, Mathematics Achievement, Mathematical Concepts
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Kopcha, Theodore J.; Sullivan, Howard – Educational Technology Research and Development, 2008
This study examined the effects of prior knowledge, learner preference for control, and type of control (learner or program) on the achievement of middle-school students in a computer-based instructional program on adding and subtracting integers. Students were blocked by preference-for-control scores and randomly assigned to either a…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Prior Learning, Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Technology
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Chen, Chiu-Jung; Liu, Pei-Lin – Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching, 2007
This study evaluated the effects of a personalized computer-assisted mathematics problem-solving program on the performance and attitude of Taiwanese fourth grade students. The purpose of this study was to determine whether the personalized computer-assisted program improved student performance and attitude over the nonpersonalized program.…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Grade 4, Problem Solving, Foreign Countries