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Karweit, Nancy; Slavin, Robert E. – American Educational Research Journal, 1981
The consequences of using alternative measures of time and achievement are examined in an observational study of 18 elementary school classes. The extent to which choice of the same model linking time and learning for all students was implicated in the inconsistent results is examined. (Author/GK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Classroom Observation Techniques, Classroom Research, Elementary Education
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Leinhardt, Gaea; And Others – American Educational Research Journal, 1981
Reading instruction and its effects were examined for 105 students in elementary classrooms for the learning disabled. Extensive detailed observations of students, teachers, and instructional material were used to explore the plausibility of a causal model of the effects of reading behaviors and instruction on students' reading performance.…
Descriptors: Classroom Observation Techniques, Classroom Research, Elementary Education, Instructional Improvement
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Saracho, Olivia N. – American Educational Research Journal, 1982
The effects of computer-assisted instruction (CAI) on basic skills achievement and attitudes toward instruction were compared for two groups of third- through sixth-grade Spanish-speaking migrant children. Results indicated that students who used CAI had greater achievement gains, but students in the non-CAI program had more favorable attitudes…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Basic Skills, Computer Assisted Instruction, Elementary Education