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Theory Into Practice Vol. 50, No. 2 (2011) pp. 107–115
This article highlights four cognitive processes key to online reading comprehension and how one might begin to transform existing think-aloud strategy models to encompass the challenges of reading for information on the Internet. Informed by...
Educational Forum Vol. 76, No. 4 (2012) pp. 412–417
Research in four areas has the potential to dramatically improve how practitioners address the challenges of integrating digital texts and tasks into their literacy curriculum. Advances in defining and measuring key components of online reading...
Predicting Reading Comprehension on the Internet: Contributions of Offline Reading Skills, Online Reading Skills, and Prior Knowledge
Journal of Literacy Research Vol. 43, No. 4 (December 2011) pp. 352–392
This study investigated the extent to which new reading comprehension proficiencies may be required when adolescents read for information on the Internet. Seventh graders (N = 109) selected from a stratified random sample of diverse middle school...
Exploring changes to reading comprehension on the Internet: Paradoxes and possibilities for diverse adolescent readers
(2007) pp. 1–348
The purpose of this sequential mixed-methods study was to investigate the extent to which new online reading proficiencies (Leu, Kinzer, Coiro & Cammack, 2004) may be required to comprehend information on the Internet. It also sought to explore the...
Exploring the Online Reading Comprehension Strategies Used by Sixth-Grade Skilled Readers to Search for and Locate Information on the Internet
Reading Research Quarterly Vol. 42, No. 2 (2007) pp. 214–257
The purpose of this qualitative study was to explore the nature of reading comprehension processes while reading on the Internet. Eleven sixth-grade students with the highest combination of standardized reading scores, reading report card grades,...
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 58, No. 7 (April 2015) pp. 546–549
This piece is framed by questions we are often asked when we talk about online reading assessments and instruction with teachers. We begin with some of the lessons we have learned in our own experiences with designing measures of online reading...
Everyone Learns from Everyone: Collaborative and Interdisciplinary Professional Development in Digital Literacy
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy Vol. 59, No. 6 (2016) pp. 623–629
Hobbs and Coiro describe a new approach to the professional development of educators, librarians, and media professionals that emphasizes the value of collaborative, interdisciplinary relationships. The authors explore why creative collaboration...
Educational Leadership Vol. 68, No. 5 (February 2011) pp. 34–38
Online resources can deepen student learning--if teachers design the right tasks and learner supports. In this article, the authors look at instructional websites teachers will want to use with their students. They focus on three types of web-based...
International Journal of Smart Education and Urban Society Vol. 9, No. 1 (January 2018) pp. 1–12
As teachers' self-efficacy has been shown to be a crucial factor in technology integration, there is a need to understand the mechanisms that may raise teachers' self-efficacy toward technology integration. This article seeks to understand what...
Reading Teacher Vol. 69, No. 5 (2016) pp. 483–492
This piece introduces a framework for how to envision Personal Digital Inquiry (PDI) in K-8 classrooms. To conceptualize what teaching and learning might look like in these classrooms, important practices are situated along a two-dimensional...
Comparing the Quality of Third, Fourth, and Fifth Graders' Social Interactions and Cognitive Strategy Use during Structured Online Inquiry
Journal of Education Vol. 194, No. 2 (2014) pp. 1–15
This study examined the social and cognitive interaction patterns of third, fourth, and fifth graders as they collaboratively read on the Internet and responded to an inquiry prompt. Data analysis revealed patterns of cognitive strategy use that...
Measuring and Supporting Pre-Service Teachers' Self-Efficacy towards Computers, Teaching, and Technology Integration
Journal of Technology and Teacher Education Vol. 24, No. 4 (October 2016) pp. 443–469
This paper reports on two studies designed to examine pre-service teachers? self-efficacy beliefs. Study I investigated the measurement properties of a self-efficacy beliefs questionnaire comprising scales for computer self-efficacy, teacher self...
Educational Forum Vol. 76, No. 4 (2012) pp. 479–496
This study examines peer collaboration among four pairs of seventh graders who read online to determine what caused the downfall of the Mayan civilization. More and less productive collaborative interactions are presented through snippets of...