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  1. Principal leadership behaviors which influence technology in middle schools

    Phillip J. Nolasco, University of La Verne, United States

    (2009) pp. 1–144

    Purpose. The purpose of this study was to identify which of Marzano et al.'s 21 principal leadership behaviors were perceived to be useful for integrating technology into the... More

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  2. The reteaching of mathematics skills to fifth grade students

    Matthew C. Kutscher, The University of Nebraska - Lincoln, United States

    (2008) pp. 1–315

    The scores of United States students on the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study from 1995 to 2003 have shown little improvement at the fourth and eight grade levels in overall... More

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  3. Students' attitudes towards motivating features incorporated in instructional software

    Yousuf A. Al-Oraifi, Ohio University, United States

    (1999) pp. 1–161

    This study examines secondary school students' attitudes towards five categories of motivating features: curiosity, challenge, feedback, control, and multimedia in relationship to gender, grade... More

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  4. The effect of guided Internet writing activities on students' writing

    Randi Beth Stone, University of Massachusetts Lowell, United States

    (1999) pp. 1–206

    The focus of this study was to examine the effect of guided Internet writing activities on students' writing. The W/IT plan (Writing using the Internet as a Tool) was a step-by-step guide with... More

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  5. The impact of iPod touch technology on middle school French and Spanish student achievement

    Tracy A. Campanile, Pace University, United States

    The impact of iPod touch technology on middle school French<p>and Spanish student achievement (2012) pp. 1–129

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  6. Uses and Perceptions of Interactive Technology in Middle-Level Education

    Amanda L. Pederson, Southwest Minnesota State University, United States

    (2012) pp. 1–133

    This action research examined the use and perceptions of interactive technologies in a middle-level school during the 2011-2012 school year. The study surveyed 40 staff members on the interactive... More

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  7. Mathematics word problems solving by English language learners and web based tutoring system

    Otilia Catalina Barbu, The University of Arizona, United States

    (2010) pp. 1–80

    The goal of the study was to investigate the impact of English text difficulty on English learners’ math word problem solving. Booklets containing eight word problems and 5 point Likert-type rating... More

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  8. Information-seeking and the World Wide Web: A qualitative study of seventh-grade students' search behavior during an inquiry activity

    Mark S. Wolcott, University of San Francisco, United States

    (1998) pp. 1–194

    This study examined the information-seeking processes of four middle school students. Two boys and two girls were observed individually during a search on the World Wide Web as part of a classroom ... More

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  9. Technology and curriculum: Using a course management system in the middle school classroom to enhance student learning at the Lehman Alternative Community School

    Kalidy S. McMannis, State University of New York Empire State College, United States

    (2009) pp. 1–62

    Today's middle school students are faced with more than ever before both academically and technologically (Franklin, 2000, Sharpe and Beetham, 2007). In an age where learning has digressed towards ... More

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  10. Online reading comprehension among seventh grade students with high incidence disabilities in inclusive settings: A mixed methods study

    Katherine R. Robbins, Clemson University, United States

    (2010) pp. 1–391

    Because research exploring how students with disabilities read and comprehend on the Internet is scarce, a mixed methods study was implemented to determine if Internet Reciprocal Teaching (IRT) is ... More

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  11. Students' concept patterns revealed by computer analysis of language-constrained science concept maps

    Barbara Mae Fife, University of Michigan, United States

    (1997) pp. 1–211

    This dissertation consists of four studies that develop a computer-based methodology to construct and evaluate concept maps to explore commonalities in students' representation of ideas in a domain... More

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  12. Impact of iPads on Reading Fluency in a Sixth-Grade Reading Classroom

    Linda C. Swanson, Southwest Minnesota State University, United States

    (2013) pp. 1–78

    This research project examined what impact the iPad had on the rate of fluency gain on struggling sixth-grade readers when used in conjunction with other reading intervention strategies. Students... More

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  13. The generational impact of technology on formal writing of rural middle school students

    Martha Ann Land, Trevecca Nazarene University, United States

    (2012) pp. 1–82

    The purpose of this study was to determine the impact text messages, social networks, Instant Messaging, email, and blogging had on rural middle school students' ability to decipher between formal ... More

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  14. The impact of online and traditional homework on the attitudes, achievement, and learning styles of sixth grade language arts students

    Hope McGee Nordstrom, Trevecca Nazarene University, United States

    (2012) pp. 1–119

    The purpose of this study was to examine the use of online homework as one way to bridge the gap between how students live and the diverse ways they learn by focusing on the attitudes, academic... More

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  15. Podcasting in middle school Spanish classes: A non-traditional approach to student achievement

    Deborah C. Hodge, Pace University, United States

    (2011) pp. 1–193

    This study was conducted to determine whether podcasting, in conjunction with mobile MP3 technology used outside the classroom, affects student achievement. Additionally, data were collected and... More

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  16. The Impact of Fast ForWord® on Sixth Grade Students' Use of Standard Edited American English

    Beth A. Rogowsky, Wilkes University, United States

    The Impact of Fast ForWord<super>&reg;</super> on Sixth Grade Students' Use of Standard Edited American English (2010) pp. 1–117

    This study investigated the impact of Fast ForWord® products, specifically Fast ForWord® Literacy (FFL) and Fast ForWord® Reading Level 2 (FFR2), on... More

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  17. GRADER: Design and implementation of a component-based distributed system

    Daofeng Sun, Concordia University , Canada

    (2001) pp. 1–85

    This project focuses on the design and implementation of student grade management system using component-based middle-tier distributed applications. Object-oriented design and component technology ... More

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  18. Computer-based instruction in middle school social studies classrooms in Missouri

    Jonathan Houghton Pye, University of Missouri - Columbia, United States

    (1998) pp. 1–112

    Purpose. The increase in the use of computer-based instruction in education and the proliferation of middle schools in the state of Missouri occurred concurrently in the 1980's. Computer-based... More

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  19. The relationship between third-grade students' math achievement in a traditional setting and a computer-assisted instructional setting

    Sandra J. Genett, Wilmington College , United States

    (1997) pp. 1–70

    The purpose of this study is to explore computer assisted instruction versus traditional instruction in the third grade in an attempt to determine the relationship between computer assisted... More

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  20. Teaching and technology: Beliefs and implementation among fifth and sixth grade public school teachers

    Joshua Schreier, New York University, United States

    (2011) pp. 1–165

    School districts across the country devote considerable resources to the acquisition and dissemination of technology hardware and software into schools. Entities such as school boards or local... More

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