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Effects of a Computer-Augmented Learning Environment on Math Achievement for Students with Differing Cognitive Style
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 4, No. 4 (1988) pp. 453–65
Discussion of computer-assisted instruction and cognitive style focuses on a study of college students that investigated the relationship of student success in algebra and field independence-dependence. Topics discussed include the effectiveness of...
Computers in the Schools Vol. 19, No. 1 (2002) pp. 163–78
Describes a study of first- and fourth-grade students that explored the relationship between the use of a computer paint program to create visual images and the subsequent verbal expression of these illustrations. Discusses results that compared the ...
Journal of Reading Behavior Vol. 20, No. 2 (1988) pp. 131–48
Reports a study in which a computerized-text system (CTS) was developed to facilitate students' question-asking during reading. Results suggest that third grade students' use of a CTS to read text and ask questions results in gains in reading...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 8, No. 2 (1989) pp. 34–40
Investigated was the effect of programing-augmented mathematics classes on the math achievement, problem solving abilities, and attitudes of students with different cognitive styles. Reports BASIC programing groups demonstrated higher mathematics...
Computing Teacher Vol. 15, No. 9 (1988) pp. 7–10
Describes a study which compared the instructional effectiveness of a team-based, peer-review approach to teaching programing skills to secondary school students, with that of a traditional approach. The discussion covers students' attitudes and...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1697–1698
The purpose of this project was to study how task structure and group collaboration may influence the way children learn with Internet resources. A group of 27 elementary school children and two classes of pre-service teachers participated in this ...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 37, No. 2 (2005) pp. 161–175
Using WebQuests for inquiry-based learning represents a higher-order use of technology requiring students to exercise information seeking, analyzing, and synthesizing strategies. This research was designed to obtain a better understanding of how to...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 40, No. 4 (2008) pp. 517–536
This mixed method case study provides insights about how the professional development of middle school teachers is facilitated through their participation in content-focused online communities of practice. A key finding from this research reveals...
Online Project-Based Learning: How Collaborative Strategies and Problem Solving Processes Impact Performance
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 16, No. 1 (January 2005) pp. 83–107
The goal of this study was to gain insights into the interactions that occur in online communications in a project-based learning activity implemented in an undergraduate course. A multi-case study was conducted of six collaborative groups, focusing ...
American Annals of the Deaf Vol. 133, No. 4 (1988) pp. 280–84
This study investigated the effects of manipulating design features of a computer-mediated text system, using 45 hearing-impaired subjects in grades four-six. A system design using motivational activities facilitated vocabulary knowledge and writing ...