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How features of educational technology applications affect student reading outcomes: A meta-analysis
Educational Research Review Vol. 7, No. 3 (December 2012) pp. 198–215
The purpose of this review is to learn from rigorous evaluations of alternative technology applications how features of using technology programs and characteristics of their evaluations affect reading outcomes for students in grades K-12. The...
Effects of Educational Technology Applications on Reading Outcomes for Struggling Readers: A Best-Evidence Synthesis
Reading Research Quarterly Vol. 48, No. 3 (2013) pp. 277–299
This review examines the effectiveness of educational technology applications in improving the reading achievement of struggling readers in elementary schools. The review applies consistent inclusion standards to focus on studies that met high...
The effectiveness of educational technology applications for enhancing mathematics achievement in K-12 classrooms: A meta-analysis
Educational Research Review Vol. 9, No. 1 (June 2013) pp. 88–113
The present review examines research on the effects of educational technology applications on mathematics achievement in K-12 classrooms. Unlike previous reviews, this review applies consistent inclusion standards to focus on studies that met high...
Reading Research Quarterly Vol. 43, No. 3 (2008) pp. 290–322
This article systematically reviews research on the achievement outcomes of four types of approaches to improving the reading of middle and high school students: (1) reading curricula; (2) mixed-method models (methods that combine large-and small...
The effectiveness of the ABRACADABRA (ABRA) web-based literacy program on primary school students in Hong Kong
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 27, No. 3 (July 2016) pp. 219–245
This pilot project investigated the effects of ABRACADABRA (ABRA), a web-based literacy program developed by the Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance (CSLP) at Concordia University, on primary school children in Hong Kong. A total of 125 ...
Journal of Educational Psychology Vol. 98, No. 1 (February 2006) pp. 232–237
Embedded multimedia refers to teaching methods that embed video content within teachers' lessons. The research of Mayer and others has suggested that multimedia instruction can enhance learning by using the capacity of both visual and verbal memory...
Bette Chambers; Philip Abrami; Bradley Tucker; Robert E. Slavin; Nancy A. Madden; Alan Cheung; Richard Gifford
Journal of Research on Educational Effectiveness Vol. 1, No. 2 (2008) pp. 120–137
This article presents a randomized experiment evaluating a computer-assisted tutoring program. The software program, Alphie's Alley, provides reading tutors with assessment and planning tools and performance support. It provides students with...
Bette Chambers; Robert E. Slavin; Nancy A. Madden; Philip C. Abrami; Bradley J. Tucker; Alan Cheung; Richard Gifford
Elementary School Journal Vol. 109, No. 1 (September 2008) pp. 1–15
This article evaluates 2 technology applications for teaching beginning reading. One, embedded multimedia, involves brief phonics and vocabulary videos threaded through teachers' lessons. The other, computer-assisted tutoring, helps tutors with...