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Using computer-based instruction to improve Indigenous early literacy in Northern Australia: A quasi-experimental study
Jennifer Wolgemuth; Robert Savage; Janet Helmer; Tess Lea; Helen Harper; Kalotina Chalkiti; Christine Bottrell; Phil Abrami
Australasian Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 27, No. 4 (Jan 01, 2011)
The effectiveness of a web-based reading support tool, ABRACADABRA, to improve the literacy outcomes of Indigenous and non-Indigenous students was evaluated over one semester in several Northern Territory primary schools in 2009. ABRACADABRA is...
Examining the Impact of ABRACADABRA on Early Literacy in Northern Australia: An Implementation Fidelity Analysis
Journal of Educational Research Vol. 107, No. 4 (2014) pp. 299–311
To address students' poor literacy outcomes, an intervention using a computer-based literacy tool, ABRACADABRA, was implemented in 6 Northern Australia primary schools. A pretest, posttest parallel group, single blind multisite randomized...
Attendance, Performance and the Acquisition of Early Literacy Skills: A Comparison of Indigenous and Non-Indigenous School Children
John Ehrich; Jennifer R. Wolgemuth; Janet Helmer; Georges Oteng; Tess Lea; Claire Bartlett; Heather Smith; Sue Emmett
Australian Journal of Learning Difficulties Vol. 15, No. 2 (November 2010) pp. 131–149
As part of an evaluation of a web-based early literacy intervention, ABRACADABRA, a small exploratory study was conducted over one term in three primary schools in the Northern Territory. Of particular concern was the relationship between attendance ...