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Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 9, No. 1 (1993) pp. 61–77
Describes a study that was conducted to explore how kindergarten and second-grade students are able to structure and solve geometric analogy problems in a computer-based test and to compare the results to a paper-and-pencil test format. Use of the...
Computer programs are presented to plot item and test characteristic curves and item information functions for parameter estimates produced by the LOGIST and BICAL computer programs. These programs provide data in tabular format, but their...
Is the Medium Really the Message? A Comparison of Face-to-Face, Telephone, and Internet Focus Group Venues
Journal of Ethnographic & Qualitative Research Vol. 7, No. 3 (2013) pp. 108–127
With increased use of technology in qualitative research, it is important to understand unintended, unanticipated, and unobvious consequences to the data. Using a side-by-side comparison of face-to-face, telephone, and Internet with video focus...
William W. Cobern; David Schuster; Betty Adams; Brooks Applegate; Brandy Skjold; Adriana Undreiu; Cathleen C. Loving; Janice D. Gobert
Research in Science & Technological Education Vol. 28, No. 1 (April 2010) pp. 81–96
There are continuing educational and political debates about "inquiry" versus "direct" teaching of science. Traditional science instruction has been largely direct but in the US, recent national and state science education standards advocate inquiry ...