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  1. Technology and Achievement: The Bottom Line

    Harold Wenglinsky

    Educational Leadership Vol. 63, No. 4 (2006) pp. 29–32

    Although instructional technology has made large gains in the last 15 years in terms of the quantity and quality of computers available in schools, major questions remain about the effects of all... More

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  2. A Study of the Effects of the Accelerated Reader Program on Fifth Grade Students' Reading Achievement Growth

    Cindy M. Melton, Bobbie C. Smothers, Eugene Anderson, Ray Fulton, William H. Replogle & Lisa Thomas

    Reading Improvement Vol. 41, No. 1 (Mar 22, 2004)

    The purpose of this study was to compare the reading achievement growth of fifth grade students following a year of participation in the Accelerated Reader program with the reading achievement... More

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  3. How Does Computer Availability Influence Science Achievement?

    Meichun Lydia Wen, Lloyd H. Barrow & John Alspaugh

    National Association for Research in Science Teaching Annual Meeting 2002 (April 2002)

    This paper reports on a study investigating the relationship between available computer resources in schools and science achievement. Although the effects of computers on academic achievement has... More

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  4. Assessing Student Achievement in Spelling

    Marlow Ediger

    Reading Improvement Vol. 38, No. 4 (2001) pp. 183–87

    Analyzes different approaches to assess learner achievement in the spelling curriculum. Considers the assessment of spelling and the basal textbook; using spelling words for student mastery based... More

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  5. Variables Affecting University Academic Achievement in a Distance versus Conventional Education Setting

    Afnan N. Darwazeh

    Quarterly Review of Distance Education Vol. 1, No. 2 (2000) pp. 159–64

    Investigates the learner variables that relate to academic achievement in a distance versus a conventional education setting. Participants were 500 undergraduate students from two Palestinian... More

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  6. Variables Affecting University Academic Achievement in a Distance- versus a Conventional Education Setting

    Afnan N. Darwazeh

    Selected Research and Development Presentations at the National Convention of the Association for Educational Communications and Technology (AECT) Sponsored by the Research and Theory Division 1998 (February 1998)

    The aim of this study was to investigate some of the learner variables that may have an influence on university academic achievement in a distance versus a conventional education setting.... More

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  7. Robotics and Children: Science Achievement and Problem Solving

    Susan Preston Wagner

    Journal of Computing in Childhood Education Vol. 9, No. 2 (1998) pp. 149–92

    Examined whether use of robotics had a greater effect on elementary school children's achievement in science concepts and problem-solving abilities than use of battery-powered motorized... More

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  8. Effect of Interactive Multimedia Computing on Young Saxophonists' Achievement and Attitude

    Evelyn K. Orman

    Journal of Research in Music Education Vol. 46, No. 1 (1998) pp. 62–74

    Determines the effects of the development and implementation of an interactive multimedia computer program on the achievement and attitude of sixth-grade saxophonists by comparing the achievement... More

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  9. Enhancement of Achievement and Attitudes through Individualized Learning-style Presentations of Two Allied Health Courses

    Joyce A. Miller

    Journal of Allied Health Vol. 27, No. 3 (1998) pp. 150–56

    Classes in anatomy and sonography were both taught using lectures and Programmed Learning Sequence (PLS) in book format. Sonography students also used PLS in multimedia. Achievement was higher with... More

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  10. Effect of Different Types of Computer-Assisted Feedback Strategies on Achievement and Response Confidence

    Kevin Clark & Francis M. Dwyer

    International Journal of Instructional Media Vol. 25, No. 1 (1998) pp. 55–63

    This study examined the effects of different types of computer-assisted feedback strategies (knowledge of correct response, knowledge of response, and elaborative) and different types of... More

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  11. The Effects of Computers and Calculators on Computation and Geometry Achievement

    Thomas A. DeVaney

    Mid-South Educational Research Association Annual Meeting 1996 (November 1996)

    The purpose of this study was to examine the relationships between the use of technology and student computation and geometry achievement. The study also examined possible relationships between... More

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  12. Computer-Assisted Instruction, Students' Off-Task Behavior and Their Achievement

    Feng S. Din

    Education and Treatment of Children Vol. 19, No. 2 (1996) pp. 170–82

    Forty-seven 10th graders were observed for seven weeks to investigate effects of computer-assisted drill-and-practice instruction (CAI) on student achievement and their off-task behavior compared... More

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  13. Strong and Weak Students' Preferences for Error Feedback Options and Responses

    Klaus K. Brandl

    Modern Language Journal Vol. 79, No. 2 (1995) pp. 194–211

    This study investigated whether level of achievement and difficulty of task influenced preferences for feedback when doing computerized grammar exercises among high- and low-achievement college... More

    pp. 194-211

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  14. Effects of traditional, blended and e-learning on students' achievement in higher education

    Awadh Al-Qahtani & SE Higgins

    Journal of Computer Assisted Learning ()

    The study investigates the effect of e-learning, blended learning and classroom learning on students’ achievement. Two experimental groups together with a control group from Umm Al-Qura University ... More

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  15. High Enrollment Course Success Factors in Virtual School: Factors influencing student academic achievement

    Feng Liu & Cathy Cavanaugh, The University of Florida, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 10, No. 4 (September 2011) pp. 393–418

    This paper describes a study of success factors in high enrollment courses in a K-12 virtual school learning environment. The influence of variables: time student spent in the learning management... More

    pp. 393-418

  16. A cognitive multimedia environment and its importance: A conceptual model for effective learning and development

    Huy Phan, The University of New England, Australia

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 10, No. 2 (April 2011) pp. 199–221

    Multimedia learning is innovative and has revolutionised the way we learn online. It is important to create a multimedia learning environment that stimulates active participation and effective... More

    pp. 199-221

  17. A study of classroom response system clickers: Increasing student engagement and performance in a large undergraduate lecture class on architectural research

    Leonard Bachman, University of Houston, United States; Christine Bachman, University of Houston-Downtown, United States

    Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 22, No. 1 (2011) pp. 5–21

    This study examines the effectiveness of a classroom response system (CRS) and architecture students’ perceptions of real-time feedback. CRS is designed to increase active engagement of students by... More

    pp. 5-21

  18. The Effect of a Web-Based Homework System on Student Outcomes in a First-Year Mathematics Course

    Laurie Lenz, Marymount University, United States

    Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching Vol. 29, No. 3 (August 2010) pp. 233–246

    Web-based homework (WBH) systems are being utilized in many college mathematics classrooms. Do these systems have an effect on student outcomes when compared to traditional paper-and-pencil... More

    pp. 233-246

  19. The Digital Learning Faculty Certificate Program

    Ekaterina Ginzburg, Sacred Heart University, United States; Peter Chepya, Post University, United States; David Demers, Sacred Heart University, United States

    International Journal on E-Learning Vol. 9, No. 3 (July 2010) pp. 313–324

    To assist in the training and professional development of faculty new to teaching online, Sacred Heart University established the Digital Learning Faculty Certificate Program. This 8-week online... More

    pp. 313-324

  20. Implementation of Web-Based Portfolio Assessment System and Its Effects

    Chi-Cheng Chang, Department of Industrial Technology Education, National Taiwan Normal University, Taiwan

    EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2008 (Jun 30, 2008) pp. 4663–4670

    This study investigated how implementing a Web portfolio assessment system influences learning effects, including achievement and self-perceived learning performance. The experimental group used... More

    pp. 4663-4670