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International Journal of Educational Research Vol. 23, No. 8 pp. 653–752
Videophone Technology and Students with Deaf-Blindness: A Method for Increasing Access and Communication
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 106, No. 10 (2012) pp. 622–633
Introduction: Seeing the Possibilities with Videophone Technology began as research project funded by the National Center for Technology Innovation. The project implemented a face-to-face social networking program for students with deaf-blindness to ...
Pre-college Internet use and freshman year academic achievement in a private college: The effect of sociodemographic characteristics, family socioeconomic status, academic ability and high school experiences
Pre-college Internet use and freshman year academic achievement in a private@college: The effect of sociodemographic characteristics, family socioeconomic@status, academic ability and high school experiences (2000) pp. 1–175
Despite the dramatic expansion of Internet technology on college campuses and of its increased use among college students, the assumption that such technology will enhance academic achievement in college remains untested. This dissertation is a case ...
Middle School Journal Vol. 43, No. 5 (May 2012) pp. 6–15
Advocates of the middle school concept have long espoused the importance of being developmentally responsive to the unique nature and needs of young adolescents (National Middle School Association, 2010). As middle level schools strive to respond to ...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 23, No. 4 (August 2004) pp. 381–402
The paper assesses the effects of offering upper-secondary students the opportunity to pursue vocational education in high school on completion rates and subsequent earnings. Analysis of international cross-section data found that nations enrolling...
The Intersection between 1:1 Laptop Implementation and the Characteristics of Effective Middle Level Schools
RMLE Online: Research in Middle Level Education Vol. 38, No. 7 (2015)
The number of middle level schools adopting 1:1 laptop programs has increased considerably during the past decade (e.g., Lowther, Strahl, Inan, & Bates, 2007; Storz & Hoffman, 2013; Texas Center for Educational Research, 2009). The...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 19, No. 4 pp. 333–349
Economic theory predicts that improvements in signaling of achievement generated by external exit examination systems will (1) result in students learning more and this in turn will (2) enable them to get better paying jobs. Since New York State had ...
Development and Validation of an Assessment Instrument for Course Experience in a General Education Integrated Science Course
Journal of Geoscience Education Vol. 65, No. 4 (2017) pp. 435–454
Identifying instruments and surveys to address geoscience education research (GER) questions is among the high-ranked needs in a 2016 survey of the GER community (St. John et al., 2016). The purpose of this study was to develop and validate a...
Educational Action Research Vol. 24, No. 2 (2016) pp. 194–215
Technology's rapid evolution applies constant pressure to educational organizations, suggesting a need to continually re-envision schools for the digital age. Yet educators often struggle to understand the growing chasm between students' out-of...
Donna E. Alvermann; James D. Marshall; Cheryl A. McLean; Andrew P. Huddleston; Jairus Joaquin; John Bishop
Literacy Research and Instruction Vol. 51, No. 3 (2012) pp. 179–195
Five qualitative multiple-case studies document adolescents' uses of Web-based resources and digital literacy skills to construct their online identities. Working from a perspective that integrates new literacies with multimodality, the researchers...
Lorri Mon; Bradley Wade Bishop; Charles R. McClure; Jessica McGilvray; Linda Most; Theodore Patrick Milas; John T. Snead
Library Quarterly Vol. 79, No. 4 (October 2009) pp. 393–420
This article explores the geography of virtual questioning by using geographic information systems to study activity within the Florida Electronic Library "Ask a Librarian" collaborative chat service. Researchers mapped participating libraries...