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Journal of Research in Science Teaching Vol. 20, No. 5 (May 1983) pp. 405–17
Reports results of the meta-analysis of 130 research studies on effects of instructional systems used in science teaching. Studies coded gave rise to 341 effect sizes. Systems examined included audio-tutorial, computer-linked, individualized, and...
Guidelines for articulation of a framework for practical application of proportional-hazards models (PHMs) to professional survival analysis are provided. Focus is on data analysis fitting the PHMs with the semi-parametric methods of partial...
The State of Wiki Usage in U.S. K-12 Schools: Leveraging Web 2.0 Data Warehouses to Assess Quality and Equity in Online Learning Environments
Educational Researcher Vol. 41, No. 1 (2012) pp. 7–15
To document wiki usage in U.S. K-12 settings, this study examined a representative sample drawn from a population of nearly 180,000 wikis. The authors measured the opportunities wikis provide for students to develop 21st-century skills such as...
Rob Firmin; Eva Schiorring; John Whitmer; Terrence Willett; Elaine D. Collins; Sutee Sujitparapitaya
Distance Education Vol. 35, No. 2 (2014) pp. 178–201
In Spring 2013 San José State University (SJSU) launched SJSU Plus: three college courses required for most students to graduate, which used massive open online course provider Udacity's platform, attracting over 15,000 students. Retention and...
Model-Based Teaching and Learning with BioLogica[TM]: What Do They Learn? How Do They Learn? How Do We Know?
Barbara C. Buckley; Janice D. Gobert; Ann C. H. Kindfield; Paul Horwitz; Robert F. Tinker; Bobbi Gerlits; Uri Wilensky; Chris Dede; John Willett
Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 13, No. 1 (March 2004) pp. 23–41
This paper describes part of a project called Modeling Across the Curriculum which is a large-scale research study in 15 schools across the United States. The specific data presented and discussed here in this paper is based on BioLogica, a...