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Effects of concretely illustrated instruction versus abstractly illustrated instruction on acquisition of abstract concepts
Effects of concretely illustrated instruction versus abstractly illustrated instruction on acquisition of abstract@concepts (2000) pp. 1–249
The purpose of this study was to investigate the comparative effects of concretely illustrated instruction versus abstractly illustrated instruction on the acquisition of abstract concepts with immediate and delayed testing. The participants...
Social Education Vol. 69, No. 3 (Apr 01, 2005)
America has been called "the argument culture," but you would not know it from many social studies classrooms. Despite a longstanding tradition in social studies of teaching controversial issues, all too few of today's classrooms accommodate this...
Third International Mathematics and Science Study 1999 Video Study Technical Report: Volume 1--Mathematics. Technical Report. NCES 2003-012
Jennifer Jacobs; Helen Garnier; Ronald Gallimore; Hilary Hollingsworth; Karen Bogard Givvin; Keith Rust; Takako Kawanaka; Margaret Smith; Diana Wearne; Alfred Manaster; Wallace Etterbeek; James Hiebert; James Stigler
This first volume of the Third International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS) 1999 Video Study Technical Report focuses on every aspect of the planning, implementation, processing, analysis, and reporting of the mathematics components of the...
Constructing meaning about literacy difficulties: Preservice teachers beginning to think about pedagogy
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 16, No. 5 pp. 593–612
The purpose of this study was to explore the meanings preservice teachers constructed about students with reading difficulties. Qualitative techniques were employed to develop six case studies to understand better how preservice teachers framed...
Exploring Ways that ePortfolios can Support the Progressive Development of Graduate Qualities and Professional Competencies
Higher Education Research and Development Vol. 32, No. 6 (2013) pp. 871–887
Since the late-1990s, the University of South Australia has embedded seven Graduate Qualities across all programs. Subsequently, the higher education landscape has changed dramatically in terms of national policies and standards, as well as...
Science Education International Vol. 21, No. 1 (March 2010) pp. 31–46
This paper reports on data collected via an audience response system, where a convenience sample of 300 adults aged 17-50 pressed a button to register their answers for twenty multiple choice questions. The responses were then discussed with the...
Journal of Computing in Teacher Education Vol. 20, No. 4 (2004) pp. 133–139
Reporting on a PT[superscript 3] grant-funded technology initiative involving social studies preservice students at Teachers College, Columbia University, this article seeks to illumine the many-faceted "digital divide." Data collected between 2000...
Journal of Computer-Mediated Communication Vol. 2, No. 4 (1997)
Examines the frequency, form, and tone of reproaches for misconduct on five newsgroups. Finds that few individuals responded publicly to their reproachers and that complete "traditional" remedial episodes in Usenet were relatively rare. Concludes...
Deafness and Education International Vol. 11, No. 2 (June 2009) pp. 62–82
A key objective when fitting hearing aids to children is to maximize the audibility of high frequency speech cues which are critical in the understanding of spoken English. Recent advances in digital signal processing have enabled the development of ...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 3 (2016) pp. 38–46
Computer science has been a discipline for some years, and its position in the school curriculum has been contested differently in several countries. This paper looks at its role in three countries to illustrate these differences. A reconsideration...
Journal of Educational Technology & Society Vol. 19, No. 3 (2016) pp. 47–57
Adding computer science as a separate school subject to the core K-6 curriculum is a complex issue with educational challenges. The authors herein address two of these challenges: (1) the design of the curriculum based on a generic computational...