ERIC Number: EJ1125335
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Jan
Abstractor: As Provided
Assessing Impact of Technology Based Digital Equalizer Programme on Improving Student Learning Outcomes
Sarkar, Subrata; Mohapatra, Sanjay; Sundarakrishnan, J.
Education and Information Technologies, v22 n1 p195-213 Jan 2017
The objective of this research was to assess the impact of the Digital Equalizer program (DE Program) in terms of student learning outcomes of students in subjects like science, mathematics and geography after 8 months of implementing the DE program in 283 schools across 30 districts of Odisha, India. This study was a inter group and intra group comparison between 3 groups - Treatment I, Treatment II and Control Group. N = 1991 (Class VI = 985 and Class VII = 1006. A pretest and post-test design was followed. The findings revealed an improvement in the achievement scores in IT Literacy for class 6 and class 7 students between LAT I and LAT II. Learning achievement comparison also shows an improvement in case of Treatment I students. There has been an upward movement of students from grade E towards grade A in Treatment I schools.
Descriptors: Outcomes of Education, Geography Instruction, Science Education, Mathematics Education, Pretests Posttests, Control Groups, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis, Academic Achievement, Scores, Technological Literacy, Influence of Technology, Elementary School Students, Program Effectiveness
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Elementary Education
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Identifiers - Location: India