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High-fidelity implementation of web-based intelligent tutoring system improves fourth and fifth graders content area reading comprehension
Computers & Education Vol. 68, No. 1 (October 2013) pp. 366–379
Technologies and their effectiveness are impacted by how well they are implemented. A large scale randomized controlled trial was conducted to study the efficacy of a web-based intelligent tutoring system to deliver the structure strategy to improve ...
Large-Scale Randomized Controlled Trial with 4th Graders Using Intelligent Tutoring of the Structure Strategy to Improve Nonfiction Reading Comprehension
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 60, No. 6 (December 2012) pp. 987–1013
Reading comprehension is a challenge for K-12 learners and adults. Nonfiction texts, such as expository texts that inform and explain, are particularly challenging and vital for students' understanding because of their frequent use in formal...
Improving Content Area Reading Comprehension with 4-6th Grade Spanish ELLs Using Web-Based Structure Strategy Instruction
International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA) 2014 (October 2014)
Reading in the content areas of science, social studies, and current events is a difficult task that is even more elusive to Spanish speaking English language learners. There is a huge increase in children transitioning from their L1 (e.g., Spanish) ...
Using Latent Transition Analysis to Identify Effects of an Intelligent Tutoring System on Reading Comprehension of Seventh-Grade Students
Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal Vol. 31, No. 9 (2018) pp. 2095–2113
Latent transition analysis (LTA) was conducted on data from a recent cluster randomized controlled study of 1808 seventh-grade students' use of a web-based intelligent tutoring system (ITSS). This analysis goes beyond traditional variable-centered...
Improving Content Area Reading Comprehension of Spanish Speaking English Learners in Grades 4 and 5 Using Web-Based Text Structure Instruction
Reading and Writing: An Interdisciplinary Journal Vol. 31, No. 9 (2018) pp. 1969–1996
Reading and comprehending content area texts is important for academic and professional success as well as life skills necessary to maintain good health and quality lifestyle. Spanish speaking English language learners have shown poor performance on ...
Evidence of an Intelligent Tutoring System as a Mindtool to Promote Strategic Memory of Expository Texts and Comprehension with Children in Grades 4 and 5
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 55, No. 7 (2017) pp. 1022–1048
Reading and comprehending content area texts require learners to effectively select and encode with hierarchically strategic memory structures in order to combine new information with prior knowledge. Unfortunately, evidence from state and national...