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Hao, Chen Fang – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2010
"Paper Scribbles" (PS) consisting of markers, vanguard sheets and 3M "Post-It" notes, is a pedagogical tool to harness collective intelligence of groups for collaborative learning in the classroom. Borrowing the key features of PS and yet avoiding some of their physical limitations, a computer-based tool called "Group…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Comparative Analysis, Grade 5, Learning Processes
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Manis, Franklin R.; And Others – Annals of Dyslexia, 1988
Forty normal readers and 50 dyslexic children (age 9-14) were matched on reading level and intelligence quotient and tested. Analysis revealed 3 major subgroups: specific deficit in phonological processing of print (52 percent), deficits in processing both the phonological and orthographic features of printed words (24 percent), and phonological…
Descriptors: Classification, Dyslexia, Handicap Identification, Intelligence Quotient
Marwick, Christine M. – Library Journal, 1979
Lawsuits illustrate the increasing concern over national security in regulating the security classification system, and government attitudes toward information have shifted from secrecy to openness to censorship. The Central Intelligence Agency's suppression of unclassified printed information is a case in point. (SW)
Descriptors: Censorship, Confidentiality, Federal Regulation, Information Dissemination
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Brouwer, Kyle; Downing, Hannah; Westhoff, Sara; Wait, Ryann; Entwisle, Lavin K.; Messersmith, Jessica J.; Hanson, Elizabeth K. – Communication Disorders Quarterly, 2017
The purpose of this study was to investigate if intervention based on a mobile application would improve the print knowledge and vocabulary of preschool children with and without hearing loss. This was a multiple baseline study that included four preschool children. Two of the children had hearing loss and utilized cochlear implants, while the…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Intervention, Preschool Children, Assistive Technology
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Roskos, Kathleen A.; Sullivan, Shannon; Simpson, Danielle; Zuzolo, Nicole – Journal of Research in Childhood Education, 2016
Using a theory of affordances, this study examines the introduction of e-books into the early literacy environment as resources that can increase children's opportunity for learning vocabulary. Added value was observed under conditions of (1) book browsing, (2) instruction, and (3) a print-only condition. A total of 33 4-year-olds (18 boys, 15…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Books, Emergent Literacy, Value Added Models
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Meece, Darrell W.; Colwell, Malinda J.; Mize, Jacquelyn – Early Child Development and Care, 2007
Children's feelings and beliefs about peer relationships were examined as a possible mediator between mothers' positive and negative emotional framing and children's (n = 46) behavior with peers. Mothers' emotion framing was assessed as they and their young children read a picture book depicting emotionally-laden content, but no printed text.…
Descriptors: Child Behavior, Social Behavior, Childhood Attitudes, Self Concept
Kern, Richard P.; And Others – 1970
This paper presents data describing large differences between the reading difficulty levels of printed materials used in certain military occupational specialties (MOSs) and the relatively lower reading ability levels of men assigned to these MOSs. Initial data explore the relationship between reading ability and utilization of printed materials…
Descriptors: Enlisted Personnel, Instructional Materials, Intelligence, Investigations
Sherrill, James M. – 1970
Described is a study concerned with the mode of presentation of printed mathematical word problems. Tenth grade students were given twenty word problems to solve, presented in one of three ways: (1) prose only, (2) prose with an accurate picture included, or (3) prose with a distorted picture. Experimental results showed that the group with an…
Descriptors: Achievement, Instruction, Learning, Problem Solving
Fabiano, Emily; O'Brien, Nancy – 1987
This guide provides annotated lists of books, journals, indexes, and computer-based services and organizations that are sources of test information. The guide directs educators to test information about assessing academic ability, aptitude, achievement, personality, vocational aptitude, and intelligence, as well as specialized topics such as…
Descriptors: Annotated Bibliographies, Books, Indexes, Online Systems
Zerbinos, Eugenia – 1978
The Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) has paid journalists, used information from unpaid journalists, owned foreign media outlets, planted stories, and put the lid on other stories throughout its 30-year history. Journalism makes a good cover for agents because journalists can ask questions without arousing suspicion. It has been estimated that…
Descriptors: Federal Government, Foreign Countries, Government Role, Information Utilization
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Taylor, Nicole A.; Greenberg, Daphne; Terry, Nicole Patton – Journal of Research and Practice for Adult Literacy, Secondary, and Basic Education, 2016
The aim of the present study was to investigate the correlational and predictive relationships between parents with low literacy skills (n = 96) and their 3-5 year old children's emergent literacy skills (n = 96). In the study parents were assessed on measures of reading comprehension, decoding, fluency, oral vocabulary, and word identification,…
Descriptors: Parent Background, Family Literacy, Adult Literacy, Preschool Children
Norton, Audree L. – 1978
Hearing impaired students need the opportunity to develop their creative reading ability (the ability to acquire ideas and information through printed words, to apply them to personal problems, and to attempt to resolve those problems). Although many hearing impaired students have the intelligence to be successful readers, they have been…
Descriptors: College Programs, Creative Reading, Deafness, Handicapped Students
Gellerstam, Martin – 1995
This paper discusses computer-based resources for lexical data and their uses. First, the kinds of lexical data available are described, including those related to form (spelling, pronunciation, inflection, word class), meaning (definition/equivalent, synonyms/antonyms/hyperonyms, thesaurus classification), context (grammatical collocations,…
Descriptors: Computational Linguistics, Computer Software, Descriptive Linguistics, Dictionaries
Stewart, Alan E.; Stewart, Elizabeth A. – 1994
This listing of journal articles, doctoral dissertations, several masters' theses, chapters in edited books, and authored books chronicles birth order research from 1976 to the end of 1993. The bibliography in this paper, arranged by publication types, consists of 685 papers published in journals, 326 dissertations and theses, 24 chapters from…
Descriptors: Birth Order, Books, Doctoral Dissertations, Masters Theses
COLEMAN, JAMES C.; MCNEIL, JOHN D. – 1967
THE HYPOTHESIS THAT CHILDREN WHO ARE TAUGHT TO HEAR AND DESIGNATE SEPARATE SOUNDS IN SPOKEN WORDS WILL ACHIEVE GREATER SUCCESS IN LEARNING TO ANALYZE PRINTED WORDS WAS TESTED. THE SUBJECTS WERE 90 KINDERGARTEN CHILDREN, PREDOMINATELY MEXICAN-AMERICANS AND NEGROES. CHILDREN WERE RANDOMLY ASSIGNED TO ONE OF THREE TREATMENTS, EACH OF 3-WEEKS DURATION…
Descriptors: Auditory Discrimination, Auditory Training, Cultural Differences, Experimental Teaching
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