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Reading in a Foreign Language Vol. 12, No. 2 (1999) pp. 355–80
Examines the potential for vocabulary learning using a corpus of 42 grade readers from one series of graded readers (seven at each of six levels in the series). It was found that in order to have 95% coverage of the running words at a level in the...
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2018 (Mar 26, 2018) pp. 2117–2122
Recently, a boom in tech industries locating within a western state have led to the laying of hundreds of miles of fiber optic cable from north to south within the state’s borders. The potential impact this will have on education for the more than...
Odyssey: New Directions in Deaf Education Vol. 15 (2014) pp. 36–39
This article describes the preschool program at Missouri State University where deaf and hard of hearing children with all communication modalities and all styles of personal assistive listening devices are served. The job of the early intervention...
Augmented Reality in the Science Museum: Lessons Learned in Scaffolding for Conceptual and Cognitive Learning
International Association for Development of the Information Society (IADIS) International Conference on Cognition and Exploratory Learning in Digital Age (CELDA) 2012 (October 2012)
This research follows on previous studies that investigated how digitally augmented devices and knowledge scaffolds enhance learning in a science museum. We investigated what combination of scaffolds could be used in conjunction with the unique...
International Journal of Computer-Supported Collaborative Learning Vol. 7, No. 4 (December 2012) pp. 519–541
Although learning science in informal non-school environments has shown great promise in terms of increasing interest and engagement, few studies have systematically investigated and produced evidence of improved conceptual knowledge and cognitive...
Outcomes from Technology Enhanced Informal Learning Activities to Increase Middle School Students’ Interest in STEM
Rhonda Christensen; Gerald Knezek; Samson den Lepcha; Destiny Dong; Samuel Liu; Karen Wang; Andrew Wu; Huram-Abi Yotchoum Nzia
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2018 (Jun 25, 2018) pp. 1368–1377
Seventh grade students participating in a four-hour hands-on technology enriched space science camp showed significant gains in their understanding of topics related to space science topics. Topics related to Apollo moon missions and the Parker...