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World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 3829–3834
This article describes a five-year, government-sponsored project to create a computer-based learning environment that acts as both a computer assisted tutor and performance support system for early literacy tutoring in the Success for All early...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 4066–4073
The Centre for the Study of Learning and Performance (CSLP) at Concordia University is a research-centre of excellence dedicated to actively collaborating with educational policy-makers and practitioners to develop and to disseminate evidence-based...
Beyond Classroom Comparisons in the “What Works in Distance Education” Question: A Meta-Analysis of DE vs. DE Comparative Studies
Robert Bernard; Phillip Abrami; Evgueni Borokhovski; Anne Wade; Rana Tamim; Mike Surkes; Edward Bethel
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 2345–2353
This is a meta-analysis of the experimental literature of distance education (DE) comparing different instructional treatments with each other. A framework was developed around three major dimensions of DE: Student Interactivity, Student Autonomy,...
ABRACADABRA aids Indigenous and non-Indigenous early literacy in Australia: Evidence from a multisite randomized controlled trial
Jennifer R. Wolgemuth; Robert Savage; Janet Helmer; Helen Harper; Tess Lea; Phillip C. Abrami; Adrienne Kirby; Kalotina Chalkiti; Peter Morris; Jonathan Carapetis; William Louden
Computers & Education Vol. 67, No. 1 (September 2013) pp. 250–264
In many western countries, identifiable populations of children read below age-expectations, and the need for effective interventions remains pressing. Indigenous populations across the globe tend to have reading outcomes lower than comparative...