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Learning by Choosing: Fourth Graders Use of an Online Multimedia Tutoring System for Math Problem Solving
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 25, No. 1 (January 2014) pp. 51–64
This study explored the use of an online mathematics tutoring system in eight fourth grade classrooms in two Massachusetts communities—a small rural city with a low 2010 Adequate Yearly Progress (AYP) math performance rating and a small suburban...
Assessment for Effective Intervention Vol. 37, No. 4 (September 2012) pp. 224–235
The relation between fidelity of implementation and student outcomes in a computer-based middle school mathematics curriculum was measured empirically. Participants included 485 students and 23 teachers from 11 public middle schools across seven...
ThEMaT’s Virtual Settings: Practicing Math Teaching with Web-based Interactive Rich-Media Technologies
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 4587–4592
How to help teachers learn productively from each other and practice teaching in authentic contexts has been among critical problems in teacher learning. Many have offered online communities and video technologies for teachers to develop their...
A Teachable-Agent-Based Game Affording Collaboration and Competition: Evaluating Math Comprehension and Motivation
Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 60, No. 5 (October 2012) pp. 723–751
This paper presents an educational game in mathematics based on an apprenticeship model using a teachable agent, as well as an evaluative study of how the game affects (1) conceptual understanding and (2) attitudes towards mathematics. In addition,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (Mar 26, 2007) pp. 2180–2186
The concept of Technological Pedagogical Content Knowledge [TPCK] is defined as an awareness of the strategies that incorporate the use of technology to create a student-centered learning environment, and is focused in the overlapping areas of...
An Exploratory Study of Student-Paced versus Teacher-Paced Accommodations for Large-Scale Math Tests
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 15, No. 2 (2000) pp. 27–36
This study examined whether a teacher-paced video (TPV) accommodation or a student-paced computer (SPC) accommodation provided differential access for student with disabilities versus their general education peers on a large-scale math test. It...
Differences in teachers' choice of technology and its implementation amongst ability-grouped high school math classes
(2005) pp. 1–151
This paper investigated the differences in types of technology, methods of technology implementation, and frequency for the types and methods of technology used in Pre-AP, regular, and trailer classes of Algebra and Geometry. Fifty-one high school...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2003 (2003) pp. 2327–2328
Now in the project's second year, Seeing Math (funded through the ED Ready to Teach program) has developed a set of 9 video case studies delivered over the Internet, that assist elementary math teachers to improve their skills in teaching difficult...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2005 (Jun 27, 2005) pp. 754–761
This study analyzed the student-tutor discourse on three mathematics online help sites using a mixture of quantitative and qualitative research methods. Data were first categorized using the taxonomy of online student-tutor communication, followed...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2009 (Oct 26, 2009) pp. 789–794
This research is an attempt to use animation to display complex math problems on computer-based testing. To translate math problem into mathematical expression is one of the key factors in math. However, examinees who cannot understand the literal...
Reliability, validity, and equivalency of a computerized curriculum based measure for basic math skills
(2009) pp. 1–75
Turkish Online Journal of Distance Education Vol. 11, No. 1 (January 2010) pp. 13–19
The development of computer science, statistics and other technological fields, give us more opportunities to improve the process of evaluation of degree of knowledge and achievements in a learning process of our students. More and more we are...
The collective affiliation of community college, commuter and distance education students: Developmental math and dropout
(2011) pp. 1–299
From 1988 to 2006, between 40% and 60% of all first-time community college students are referred to and enroll in at least one developmental education course; some colleges reported as high as 80 percent (e.g. Attewell, Lavin, Domina, & Levey, 2006; ...
(2000) pp. 1–68
The software created for this study was designed specifically to provide a tutorial that incorporates some drill-and-practice based in a problem solving model where students can see the use in the real world. All the problems are situations that...
Global Learn 2011 (Mar 28, 2011) pp. 1868–1876
Abstract - This paper examines the effectiveness of a blended learning strategy used to deliver an Upper Undergraduate Level Mathematics Course for adult learners at SIM University (UniSIM). The method of instruction and student profile of UniSIM...
Journal of Computer Assisted Learning Vol. 31, No. 3 (Jun 01, 2015) pp. 254–267
Although the Internet is widely used by students in both formal and informal environments, little is known about how and where youth spend their time online. Using Internet search and Web analytics data, this study discovered a large-scale...
(2011) pp. 1–298
How do learning environments influence the ways that middle school students use math to engage with and learn about robotics? Data from two observational studies suggest that existing formal (scripted inquiry) and informal (competitions) learning...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 26, No. 2 (April 2007) pp. 123–136
This article discusses a project that placed over ninety-seven percent of Mars' topography made available from NASA into an interactive 3D multi-user online learning environment beginning in 2003. In 2005 curriculum materials that were created to...
International Journal of Education and Development using ICT Vol. 10, No. 2 (Jun 14, 2014) pp. 103–119
Khan Academy, an online platform offering educational videos and exercises in different content areas, has awakened intense interest among foundations, multilateral organizations, policy makers, and educators about how this tool can help meet the...
Online Learning Journal Vol. 12, No. 3 (Dec 17, 2008)
The present study examines the impact of the online archiving system developed at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs on the in-class students enrolled in traditional math courses. A web survey has been designed for collecting data on...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 465–473
This paper reports on a large clinical study with 193 children (Grades 3-6) who interacted with 12 digital math games during clinical interviews Children completed a pretest, interacted with the digital math games, completed a posttest, and answered ...
Educating Pre-Service Teachers on Effective Diagnosis and Correction of Math Errors Using Technology
Teaching mathematics education to pre-service teachers is not an easy task. Learning to teach mathematics requires focus and competence on the part of pre-service teachers. Further, learning to assess and correct mathematical errors while teaching...
International Journal of Game-Based Learning Vol. 7, No. 1 (January 2017) pp. 57–73
The purpose of this study was to investigate future teachers' experiences and perceptions of using a virtual reality game for elementary math education. The virtual reality game was designed and developed to integrate a musical activity (beat-making)...
Dynamics of classroom motivation: Teacher enthusiasm and the development of math interest and teacher support
Learning and Instruction Vol. 60, No. 1 (April 2019) pp. 126–137
Interest is important for successful student learning, but little is known about the developmental dynamics between interest and social support in classrooms. Based on the stage-environment fit theory, this study investigated the interrelation of...
Considering Cognitive Factors in Interest Research: Context Personalization and Illustrations in Math Curricula
Annual Meeting of the International Group for the Psychology of Mathematics Education--North American Chapter (PME-NA) 2016 (2016)
This paper examines two factors that have been shown in previous literature to enhance students' interest in learning mathematics--personalization of problems to students' interest areas, and the addition of visual representations such as decorative ...
Journal of New Approaches in Educational Research (NAER Journal) Vol. 3, No. 2 (Jul 15, 2014) pp. 75–82
This article presents a new paradigm for the study of Math and Sciences curriculum during primary and secondary education. A workshop for Education undergraduates at four different campuses (n=242) was designed to introduce participants to the new...
Teaching and Teacher Education: An International Journal of Research and Studies Vol. 56, No. 1 (May 2016) pp. 14–24
The present study first examined teacher characteristics in the nation of Belize hypothesized to correlate with teacher self-efficacy, then after controlling for those variables examines increases in teacher self-efficacy following exposure to ...
Journal of Educators Online Vol. 13, No. 2 (2016) pp. 53–75
The math emporium model was first developed by Virginia Tech in 1999. In the emporium model students use computer-based learning resources, engage in active learning, and work toward mastery of concepts. This approach to teaching and learning...
Educational Media International Vol. 55, No. 2 (2018) pp. 107–122
Technological devices are widely used in various forms and for various purposes with educational systems. Teachers are required to not only use technology with the utmost efficiency, but to also act as role models for students in terms of...
The effect of immigrant concentration in schools on native and immigrant children's reading and math skills
Economics of Education Review Vol. 30, No. 6 pp. 1503–1515
Using a unique and very rich PISA dataset from Denmark, we show that the immigrant concentration in the school influences reading and math skills for both immigrant children and native children. Overall, children in schools with a high immigrant...
Jennifer A. Fredricks; Ming-Te Wang; Jacqueline Schall Linn; Tara L. Hofkens; Hannah Sung; Alyssa Parr; Julia Allerton
Learning and Instruction Vol. 43, No. 1 (June 2016) pp. 5–15
Student engagement in math and science is vital to students' academic achievement and long-term participation in science, technology, engineering, and mathematic (STEM) courses and careers. In this study, we conducted in-depth interviews with 106...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology Vol. 3, No. 4 (2004)
"Developmental" math courses give university students a chance to reestablish basic skills and knowledge needed in college algebra courses. Computer assisted learning can be an integral part of these developmental math courses. Colleges...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2019 (Mar 18, 2019) pp. 2182–2184
The act of testing students on a knowledge set increases their ability to produce the same information later. This phenomena, aptly named the “testing effect”, has been documented heavily by cognitive psychologists (Agarwal, Karpicke, Kang,...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2006 (Mar 19, 2006) pp. 3989–3994
Math and science teachers frequently search for demonstrations and hands-on activities to motivate their students. Our NSF GK-12 program offers an Internet-based nationwide service to science and math teachers by providing them with quality...
Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 2, No. 2 (1982) pp. 35–37
Discusses four computer-assisted-instruction programs used in a college-level mathematics course to introduce computer literacy and improve mathematical skills. The BASIC programs include polynomial functions, trigonometric functions, matrix algebra,...
The Effects of Technology-Enhanced Formative Evaluation on Student Performance on State Accountability Math Tests
Psychology in the Schools Vol. 47, No. 6 (July 2010) pp. 582–591
Technology-enhanced formative evaluation (TEFE) could enhance student achievement while diminishing the burden of formative evaluation for educators. The current study examined data from 360 randomly selected schools that either used a TEFE program...
Using a Curriculum-Based Instructional Management System To Enhance Math Achievement in Urban Schools
Journal of Education for Students Placed at Risk Vol. 8, No. 2 (2003) pp. 247–65
Examined the effect of adding a computerized, curriculum-based, instructional management system to enhance mathematics instruction in low-income, urban schools. Contrasted math test performance gains for students in treatment and control groups ...
Journal of Educational Computing Research Vol. 25, No. 4 (2001) pp. 367–84
Examines whether the variables of age, gender, attitudes toward mathematics, and student type are significantly related to four dimensions of computer attitude: anxiety, confidence, liking, and usefulness. Participants were 351 male and female...
Learning Formative Assessment Systems and Technologies (Learning FAST): Professional Development for Middle School Math Teachers
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2008 (Mar 03, 2008) pp. 2987–2989
The Learning Formative Assessment Systems and Technologies (Learning FAST) program was designed to help teachers utilize technology to develop and track classroom formative assessments and to build an online community of middle school math teachers. ...
This paper summarizes a formative evaluation of a developmental project designed to maximize the potential use of computers in mathematics instruction through the use of volunteers. The project was conducted using a 7th-grade class at an...
Microcomputers versus Resource Rooms for LD Students: A Preliminary Investigation of the Effects on Math Skills
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 7, No. 1 (1984) pp. 69–76
Mid-year assessment produced significantly greater results in mastered skills and problem solving by 12 learning disabled (LD) students with 40 minutes daily instruction in the SPARK-80 Computerized Mathematics System on Radio Shack terminals as...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 1348–1349
Convenience is the most important benefit perceived by online students of the asynchronous online delivery format. Students appreciate the flexibility of course access at any time and in the comfort of their homes or at the office. That online...
Meeting the Need for Technology Integration: Math, Science and Technology Integration for Pre-service Teachers
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2001 (2001) pp. 2522–2524
Historically, teacher education programs offered methods courses offered in isolation, neglecting the integrated manner in which many elementary classes are taught. This presentation focuses on the importance of curriculum integration in pre...
Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology / La revue canadienne de l’apprentissage et de la technologie Vol. 34, No. 1 (Dec 31, 2008)
Using a Learning Information System to Enhance Math Instruction in a Middle School Special Education Program
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2004 (2004) pp. 4975–4984
The study was an in-depth, qualitative case study of three special education teachers and three regular education teachers who collaboratively implemented a learning information system, Accelerated Math, in a middle school special education program. ...
(2013) pp. 1–36
Technology has been a growing and important part of education. In this study, iPad applications were used as a supplemental learning technique to increase motivation of learning. Several methods of data collection were used during this study, a post-...
Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET Vol. 10, No. 3 (July 2011) pp. 311–317
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of information and communication technologies (ICT) on students' math and science achievement. Recently, ICT has been widely used in classrooms for teaching and learning purposes. Therefore, it is ...
The Effects of Accelerated Math Utilization on Grade Equivalency Score at a Selected Elementary School
Annual Meeting of the Mid-South Educational Research Association 2010 (Nov 05, 2010)
The purpose of this study was to examine the effects of Accelerated Math utilization on students' grade equivalency scores. Twelve students for both experimental and control groups were randomly selected from 37 students enrolled in math in grades...
Bridging Communities Online: Building on the Experience of the Math Forum to Broker Meaningful Professional Development
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2013 (Mar 25, 2013) pp. 4785–4787
Through a combination of creative professional development tools, educational materials, and an integrated digital culture, the Math Forum at Drexel endeavors to support the development of a community of practice focused on understanding and...
Focus on Exceptional Children Vol. 41, No. 5 (January 2009)
Instructional planning is an essential skill for teaching mathematics to students with learning disabilities and other struggling learners. The authors' frame of reference is based on their experiences in developing and testing mathematic lessons...