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Carver, Lin B.; Todd, Carol – Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education, 2016
Classroom teachers sometimes struggle trying to find time during the typical school day to provide the writing instruction students need to be successful. This study examined 29 fifth through twelfth grade classroom teachers' survey responses about their perception of the effectiveness of using an online blogging tool, Kidblog, to plan and provide…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Writing Instruction, Electronic Publishing, Elementary School Teachers
Jackowski-Bartol, Tiffany R. – 2001
This study investigated the impact of word processing on middle school students. The study involved a high, middle, and low academic ability student, each spending an average of 114 minutes on the computer per week over four months. Data collection consisted of questionnaires, interviews, observations, and students' work. Each student answered…
Descriptors: Childrens Writing, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology, Middle Schools
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Accountability Services/Research. – 1999
The North Carolina State Board of Education, as part of the Quality Assurance Program established a computer proficiency requirement for diplomas issued to the high school classes of 2001 and beyond. The North Carolina Tests of Computer Skills (multiple-choice and performance) must be administered at the end of grade eight with subsequent…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Academic Standards, Computer Literacy, Educational Attainment
Kemp, Leroy, Ed. – 2000
This quantitative and qualitative study examined self-reported perceptions of student teachers, inservice teachers, parents, and community members regarding beginning and preservice teachers' levels of technological competence, focusing on (1) how well beginning teachers were able to apply these technology competencies; (2) where the gaps were…
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Beginning Teachers, Computer Literacy, Computer Uses in Education
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Instruction, Raleigh. Div. of Accountability/Testing. – 2000
The North Carolina State Board of Education, as part of the Quality Assurance Program, initially established a computer proficiency requirement for diplomas issued to the Class of 2000. In October 1995, the Board made the requirement effective beginning with the graduating class of 2001. Students who were in grade eight for the 1996-97 school year…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Computer Literacy, Degree Requirements, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ling, Guangming – Language Assessment Quarterly, 2017
To investigate whether the type of keyboard used in exams introduces any construct-irrelevant variance to the TOEFL iBT Writing scores, we surveyed 17,040 TOEFL iBT examinees from 24 countries on their keyboard-related perceptions and preferences and analyzed the survey responses together with their test scores. Results suggest that controlling…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Language Tests, Second Language Learning, Writing Tests
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Ling, Guangming – International Journal of Testing, 2016
To investigate possible iPad related mode effect, we tested 403 8th graders in Indiana, Maryland, and New Jersey under three mode conditions through random assignment: a desktop computer, an iPad alone, and an iPad with an external keyboard. All students had used an iPad or computer for six months or longer. The 2-hour test included reading, math,…
Descriptors: Educational Testing, Computer Assisted Testing, Handheld Devices, Computers