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Lewis, Marilyn; Gravatt, Breon – New Zealand Journal of Adult Learning, 1999
A study of the nonparticipation of 302 non-English-speaking students in higher education in New Zealand identified the following reasons: shyness, sensitivity, and problems with the language of others as well as those related to vocabulary, pronunciation, grammar, and general expression and organization. Ways to address attitudinal problems were…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Class Activities, English (Second Language), Foreign Countries
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Fletcher-Flinn, Claire M.; Gravatt, Breon – Journal of Educational Computing Research, 1995
Provides a meta-analysis on the effect of computer-assisted instruction (CAI) over a range of study features with a focus on the effectiveness debate. Suggests that what accounts for the typical learning advantage of CAI is the better quality instruction provided by CAI materials. (Author/AEF)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Assisted Instruction, Debate, Educational Assessment