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A quantitative investigation of American history software on middle school student achievement scores
A quantitative investigation of American history software on middle@school@student achievement@scores (2005) pp. 1–153
The purpose of this quasi-experimental study was to examine whether student use of the Ignite! Early American History software significantly affected student outcome achievement scores on a standards-based assessment. Students in three urban middle...
Social Studies and the Young Learner Vol. 23, No. 3 (2011) pp. 9–13
Student-centered instruction incorporating authentic assessments can provide an alternative instructional model. Student-centered instruction generally requires learners to take on alternate roles such as that of historian, advocate or op-ed writer...
Effects of Multimedia Software on Achievement of Middle School Students in an American History Class
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 41, No. 2 (2008) pp. 203–221
This study investigated social studies achievement as a result of utilizing a multimedia-based American history software program (Ignite Early American History, 2003) to augment textbook and lecture materials for seventh-grade middle school history ...
Journal of Research on Technology in Education Vol. 36, No. 3 (2004) pp. 213–229
A Delphi method was used to determine the extent to which current educational software was meeting the needs of teachers; as well as what changes needed to occur in educational software to make it more effective. Five overarching themes emerged: (a) ...