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Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 42, No. 4 (2010) pp. 407–422
The present study examined data from a large, nationally representative sample--the National Assessment of Adult Literacy (NCES, 2007)--to examine how computer use and Internet-based literacy practices (use of e-mail, searching for information on...
Educational Measurement: Issues and Practice Vol. 10, No. 1 (1991) pp. 24–26
Incidents affecting the implementation of large-scale testing programs are described to illustrate associated problems. Issues addressed include creation of test materials, preparation of answer documents, transportation of test materials, scoring...
Christian Higher Education Vol. 7, No. 2 (April 2008) pp. 123–141
We motivate and develop a theoretical framework for creating a distinctive Christian undergraduate management program that is directed toward providing (a) the necessary intellectual characteristics to do "well" and (b) the necessary emotional...
Mathematics and Computer Education Vol. 24, No. 3 (1990) pp. 217–24
Presented is the change-point estimation which is a variation on point estimation for a two-sample problem. This variation relies on the elementary properties of the expected value and variance operators, is intuitive and is easily accessible for...
Prospects: Quarterly Review of Comparative Education Vol. 36, No. 4 (December 2006) pp. 497–516
As Estonia has moved from a centrally planned towards a market-based economy, there has been a broad-based push to create an "egalitarian but innovative, "future-oriented" system of education, which would help to develop flexible, lifelong learning...
The Digital Social Interactions of Students with Visual Impairments: Findings from Two National Surveys
Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness Vol. 102, No. 9 (September 2008) pp. 528–539
This study compared the use of computers and telephones by preadolescent and adolescent students with visual impairments and those with other disabilities using data from the Special Education Elementary Longitudinal Study and the National...
Introducing Bioinformatics into the Biology Curriculum: Exploring the National Center for Biotechnology Information
American Biology Teacher Vol. 64, No. 2 (2002) pp. 93–99
Explains the potential of computer technology in science education and argues for integrating bioinformatics into the biology curriculum. Describes three modules designed to introduce students to technological advancements in biology. Aims to...
International Journal of Educational Development Vol. 46, No. 1 (January 2016) pp. 1–11
Despite recent evidence that students in public schools significantly outperform their private school counterparts, private schooling continues to account for approximately 40% of secondary school enrolments in Indonesia. In an effort to explain...
Economics of Education Review Vol. 31, No. 2 (April 2012) pp. 268–279
This study uses national survey data to examine why charter school teachers are more likely to turnover than their traditional public school counterparts. We test whether the turnover gap is explained by different distributions of factors that are...
Design and usability assessment of a dialogue-based cognitive tutoring system to model expert problem solving in research design
British Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 46, No. 1 (Jan 30, 2015) pp. 82–97
Technology provides the means to create useful learning and practice environments for learners. Well-designed cognitive tutor systems, for example, can provide appropriate learning environments that feature cognitive supports (ie, scaffolding) for...
Designing and Developing a Scenario-based Tutorial to Facilitate Student Proficiency in Social Science Research Methodology and Attitude Towards Research
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2012 (Jun 26, 2012) pp. 1262–1265
A computerized scenario-based tutorial was developed to facilitate students in learning concepts of designing a research study. Sixty college students participated in the pilot study. The students were randomly assigned into three groups in which...
The Effectiveness of Video Tutorials for Teaching Preservice Educators to Use Assistive Technologies
Toni Van Laarhoven; Dennis D. Munk; Leslie M. Zurita; Kathleen Lynch; Brian Zurita; Thomas Smith; Lynette Chandler
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 23, No. 4 (2008)
Students with disabilities are guaranteed access to assistive technologies (AT) by provisions of the Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) (2004) and its predecessor, the Technology Related Assistance Act (Tech Act) (1988). ...
Thomas A. O'Neill; Amanda Deacon; Katherine Gibbard; Nicole Larson; Genevieve Hoffart; Julia Smith; B. L. M. Donia
Assessment & Evaluation in Higher Education Vol. 43, No. 4 (2018) pp. 571–585
In the current research, we introduce the team CARE model for supporting team development during post-secondary education. Team CARE is part of a larger suite of assessments at itpmetrics.com. Team CARE is a free, online, survey-based assessment...