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Beazley, Malcolm R. – Journal of Reading, 1989
Describes the Computer Pals across the World Project, which provides an opportunity for students to write letters, poetry, reports, and newspaper articles for fellow students around the globe. Argues that it provides a real context for developing reading and writing abilities, cultural awareness, motivation, and keyboarding skills. (RS)
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Cultural Exchange, Electronic Mail, Elementary Secondary Education
Craig, David – 1994
This paper identifies differences in educational outcomes for rural students in South Australia compared to their metropolitan peers. This information was compiled by a task force whose aim was to develop an action plan to achieve equality of educational opportunities for rural students. Available information suggests that students in country…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Access to Education, Distance Education, Educational Attainment
Conboy, Ian – 1986
During 1985 the Education Department installed two-way radios in 44 remote secondary schools in Victoria, Australia, to improve turn-around time for correspondence assignments. Subsequently, teacher supervisors at Melbourne's Correspondence School sought ways to further augument audio interactivity with computer networking. Computer equipment was…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Computer Literacy, Computer Networks, Computer Oriented Programs
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Malekian, Donia; Bailey, James; Kennedy, Gregor; de Barba, Paula; Nawaz, Sadia – International Educational Data Mining Society, 2019
This work aims to characterize students' writing processes using keystroke logs and understand how the extracted characteristics influence the text quality at specific moments of writing. Earlier works have proposed predictive models characterizing students' writing processes and mainly rely on distribution-based measures of pauses obtained from…
Descriptors: Writing Processes, Keyboarding (Data Entry), Writing (Composition), Writing Evaluation
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Trezise, Kelly; Ryan, Tracii; de Barba, Paula; Kennedy, Gregor – Journal of Learning Analytics, 2019
Rural teachers and educators are increasingly called upon to build partnerships with families who use languages other than English in the home (US DOE, 2016). This is equally true for rural schools, where the number of multilingual families is small, and the language and cultural backgrounds of students differs from those of school. This article…
Descriptors: College Students, Cheating, Identification, Learning Analytics
Verheul, Ingeborg – International Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (NJ3), 2006
In 2004-2005, The National Library of the Netherlands (Koninklijke Bibliotheek) conducted a survey for the IFLA-CDNL Alliance for Bibliographic Standards (ICABS)--an alliance founded jointly by the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA), the Conference of Directors of National Libraries (CDNL) and the national libraries of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Government Libraries, Cultural Background, Electronic Libraries
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Biklen, Douglas – Harvard Educational Review, 1990
This case study describes Rosemary Crossley's facilitated communication method, which enables certain autistic people to communicate via an electronic device. Controversies surrounding the method and challenges to assumptions about autism are explored. (SK)
Descriptors: Autism, Communication Aids (for Disabled), Communication Disorders, Foreign Countries