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International Journal of Testing Vol. 15, No. 1 (2015) pp. 50–70
Out-of-level testing refers to the practice of assessing a student with a test that is intended for students at a higher or lower grade level. Although the appropriateness of out-of-level testing for accountability purposes has been questioned by...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 31, No. 5 (September 2011) pp. 509–517
This study investigates female undergraduates’ aspirations for master's and doctoral degree programs in Taiwan's universalized and stratified higher education system. It considers the potential effects of economic prospects, parental attitudes, and...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 2000 (2000) pp. 265–270
MathCAL is a network-based learning system for users to practice mathematical problem solving. Math knowledge is pre-analyzed to derive a set of macro functions for use in solving problems in a specific domain. Each macro function typically...
Development and Evaluation of an Interactive Mobile Learning Environment with Shared Display Groupware
Educational Technology & Society Vol. 13, No. 1 (2010) pp. 195–207
When using mobile devices in support of learning activities, students gain mobility, but problems arise when group members share information. The small size of the mobile device screen becomes problematic when it is being used by two or more...
International Conference on Mathematics / Science Education and Technology 1999 (1999) pp. 275–280
This paper describes MathCAL, an Internet-based computer-assisted-learning (CAL) system that provides a distance-learning environment for learners to do exercise on math problems in an exploratory style. The design of MathCAL hinges on provision of...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2001 (2001) pp. 1131–1136
MathCAL is a tutoring system designed for learners to practice mathematical problem solving. It is capable of offering guidance and proposing remedial tutorials automatically. MathCAL uses Petri-nets as its knowledge representation model. The static ...
Behaviour & Information Technology Vol. 30, No. 6 (2011) pp. 797–808
To investigate the most efficient way to represent text in reading Chinese on computer displays, three typographic variables, character size (41[feet] arc/24 pixels and 60[feet] arc/32 pixels), character spacing (1/4 and 1/8 character width) and...
Joshua A. Morris; Brian W. Miller; Richard C. Anderson; Kim Thi Nguyen-Jahiel; Tzu-Jung Lin; Theresa Scott; Jie Zhang; Jingjing Sun; Shufeng Ma
International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 90, No. 1 (2018) pp. 234–247
Fifth-grade students from two urban school districts completed an integrated unit on wolves. Classes received either direct instruction (DI) or collaborative group work (CG). Analysis of reasoning in classroom talk indicated that CG students more...
Shufeng Ma; Richard C. Anderson; Tzu-Jung Lin; Jie Zhang; Joshua A. Morris; Kim Nguyen-Jahiel; Brian W. Miller; May Jadallah; Theresa Scott; Jingjing Sun; Kay Grabow; Beata M. Latawiec; Sherry Yi
Learning and Instruction Vol. 49, No. 1 (June 2017) pp. 64–80
The goal of this study was to evaluate instructional influences on the storytelling of English Language Learners (ELLs). Participants were 210 fifth-grade Spanish-speaking ELLs (mean age = 10.8) from schools serving low-income neighborhoods in the...