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Snyder, Catherine; Besozzi, David; Paska, Lawrence; Oppenlander, Jane – American Secondary Education, 2016
This action research case study evaluates the effectiveness of using "flipped" instruction in a secondary social studies classroom. The researchers used mixed methods data to determine if flipping the instruction in a social studies class through the use of screencasting increased student learning as measured by pre- and post-unit…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Tutorial Programs
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Close, Sean; Oldham, Elizabeth; Shiel, Gerry; Dooley, Therese; O'Leary, Michael – Journal of Educational Research, 2012
Three calculator tests were administered to a national sample of 1,469 Irish students in Grade 9--the last cohort to study mathematics without calculators (Phase 1). Three years later, the same tests were administered to a similar sample with calculators (Phase 2). Scores on a test of calculator-inappropriate items showed no significant change…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Student Attitudes, Calculators, Grade 9
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Sclater, Jennifer; Sicoly, Fiore; Abrami, Philip C.; Wade, C. Anne – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2006
The current investigation was an exploration of the first year of a multi-year project designed to provide every Grade 3 to Grade 11 student throughout an English school board in Quebec with a laptop computer. Data were collected from 403 elementary and 270 secondary students from the experimental school board and also from 330 students in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Laptop Computers, Access to Computers, Computer Uses in Education