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  1. A Comparative Study of Online and Onsite Engineering Experiments

    Xiang Huang & Yali Zou, University of Houston, United States; Xuemin Chen, Texas Southern University, United States; Hamid Parsaei, Texas A&M University- Qatar, Qatar; Gangbing Song, University of Houston, United States

    E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2015 (Oct 19, 2015) pp. 207–213

    This paper reports a comparative study of online vs. onsite experiments. Online education becomes popular in many disciplines, however, online engineering education falls behind, mainly due to the ... More

    pp. 207-213

  2. The Impact of an Associate's Degree Program for Incarcerated Students: A Randomized Trial of the Correctional Education Association College of the Air Program

    Stephen J. Meyer & Bruce Randel

    Community College Review Vol. 41, No. 3 (July 2013) pp. 223–248

    This article reports findings from an impact study of a 2-year postsecondary academic program offered in state prisons. Outcomes examined for participants during their 1st year of participation... More

    pp. 223-248

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  3. Mathematics Achievement: Traditional Instruction and Technology-Assisted Course Delivery Methods

    Robert Vilardi & Margaret L. Rice

    Journal of Interactive Online Learning Vol. 13, No. 1 () pp. 16–28

    The purpose of this study was to analyze technology-assisted course delivery methods to determine their overall effectiveness as it pertains to mathematics courses. This study analyzed both current... More

    pp. 16-28

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  4. A Comparison of Web-Based and Paper-and-Pencil Homework on Student Performance in College Algebra

    Shandy Hauk, Robert A. Powers & Angelo Segalla

    PRIMUS Vol. 25, No. 1 (2015) pp. 61–79

    College algebra fulfills general education requirements at many colleges in the United States. The study reported here investigated differences in mathematics achievement between undergraduates in ... More

    pp. 61-79

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  5. Undergraduate Students' Knowledge of Algebra: Evaluating the Impact of Computer-Based and Traditional Learning Environments

    Erin E. Krupa, Corey Webel & Jason McManus

    PRIMUS Vol. 25, No. 1 (2015) pp. 13–30

    We share results from a quasi-experimental study in which we compared achievement between traditional face-to-face and computer-based sections of Intermediate Algebra on a common multiple choice... More

    pp. 13-30

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  6. Improving Student Learning of Calculus Topics via Modified Just-in-Time Teaching Methods

    Rekha Natarajan & Andrew Bennett

    PRIMUS Vol. 24, No. 2 (2014) pp. 149–159

    Although the use of traditional just-in-time teaching techniques has long been viewed positively by students and instructors in undergraduate calculus courses, past studies in this area have not... More

    pp. 149-159

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  7. Does Automated Feedback Improve Writing Quality?

    Joshua Wilson, Natalie G. Olinghouse & Gilbert N. Andrada

    Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal Vol. 12, No. 1 (March 2014) pp. 93–118

    The current study examines data from students in grades 4-8 who participated in a statewide computer-based benchmark writing assessment that featured automated essay scoring and automated feedback.... More

    pp. 93-118

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  8. Evaluating the Efficacy of Using a Digital Reading Environment to Improve Reading Comprehension within a Reading Clinic

    Evan Ortlieb, Stephan Sargent & Meagan Moreland

    Reading Psychology Vol. 35, No. 5 (2014) pp. 397–421

    This study examined the effectiveness of using the online digital reading environment to increase elementary students' comprehension within a reading clinic. Preservice teachers at a four-year... More

    pp. 397-421

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  9. Influence of Computer-Assisted Roundhouse Diagrams on High School 9th Grade Students' Understanding the Subjects of "Force and Motion"

    F Kocakaya & S Gönen

    Science Education International Vol. 25, No. 3 (2014) pp. 283–311

    Main aim of this study is to examine the influence of computer-assisted roundhouse diagrams on high school 9th grade students' academic achievements in the subjects of "Force and Motion... More

    pp. 283-311

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  10. Bolstering the Impact of Online Professional Development for Teachers

    Todd D. Reeves & Joseph J. Pedulla

    Grantee Submission Vol. 1 (February 2013) pp. 50–66

    Online professional development (OPD) for teachers is an increasingly popular and viable alternative to face-to-face professional development. While OPD can be effective, little is known about OPD&... More

    pp. 50-66

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  11. Transforming and Turning around Low-Performing Schools: The Role of Online Learning

    Michael Corry & Angela Carlson-Bancroft

    Journal of Educators Online Vol. 11, No. 2 ()

    This review of the literature examines online learning as a core strategy for bold, dramatic curricular reform within transformational or turnaround models in improving low-performing K-12 schools.... More

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  12. Using Google Earth as an Educational Tool in Secondary School Geography Lessons

    Ali Demirci, Ahmet Karaburun & Hatice Kilar

    International Research in Geographical and Environmental Education Vol. 22, No. 4 (2013) pp. 277–290

    This article evaluates effectiveness of Google Earth (GE) as an educational tool in secondary school geography lessons and whether it contributes to students' achievement. A GE exercise was... More

    pp. 277-290

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  13. In Harmony: A Technology-Based Music Education Model to Enhance Musical Understanding and General Learning Skills

    Adena Portowitz, Kylie A. Peppler & Mike Downton

    International Journal of Music Education Vol. 32, No. 2 (May 2014) pp. 242–260

    This article reports on the practice and evaluation of a music education model, In Harmony, which utilizes new technologies and current theories of learning to mediate the music learning experience... More

    pp. 242-260

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  14. Predicting End-of-Year Achievement Test Performance: A Comparison of Assessment Methods

    Ryan J. Kettler, Stephen N. Elliott, Alexander Kurz, Naomi Zigmond, Christopher J. Lemons, Amanda Kloo, Jacqueline Shrago, Peter A. Beddow, Leila Williams, Charles Bruen, Lynda Lupp, Jeanie Farmer & Melanie Mosiman

    Assessment for Effective Intervention Vol. 39, No. 3 (June 2014) pp. 156–169

    Motivated by the multiple-measures clause of recent federal policy regarding student eligibility for alternate assessments based on modified academic achievement standards (AA-MASs), this study... More

    pp. 156-169

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  15. Lessons Learned from Conducting a K-12 Project to Revitalize Achievement by Using Instrumentation in Science Education

    Vikram Kapila & Magued Iskander

    Journal of STEM Education Vol. 15, No. 1 (Apr 01, 2014) pp. 46–51

    A student's first introduction to engineering and technology is typically through high school science labs. Unfortunately, in many high schools, science labs often make use of antiquated tools... More

    pp. 46-51

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  16. The New Literacies of Online Research and Comprehension: Rethinking the Reading Achievement Gap

    Donald J. Leu, Elena Forzani, Chris Rhoads, Cheryl Maykel, Clint Kennedy & Nicole Timbrell

    Reading Research Quarterly Vol. 50, No. 1 (2015) pp. 37–59

    Is there an achievement gap for online reading ability based on income inequality that is separate from the achievement gap in traditional, offline reading? This possibility was examined between... More

    pp. 37-59

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  17. Connected Classroom Technology Facilitates Multiple Components of Formative Assessment Practice

    Melissa L. Shirley & Karen E. Irving

    Journal of Science Education and Technology Vol. 24, No. 1 (February 2015) pp. 56–68

    Formative assessment has been demonstrated to result in increased student achievement across a variety of educational contexts. When using formative assessment strategies, teachers engage students ... More

    pp. 56-68

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  18. Using Math Apps for Improving Student Learning: An Exploratory Study in an Inclusive Fourth Grade Classroom

    Meilan Zhang, Robert P. Trussell, Benjamin Gallegos & Rasmiyeh R. Asam

    TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning Vol. 59, No. 2 (March 2015) pp. 32–39

    Recent years have seen a quick expansion of tablet computers in households and schools. One of the educational affordances of tablet computers is using math apps to engage students in mathematics... More

    pp. 32-39

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  19. College Students Attitude and Mathematics Achievement Using Web Based Homework

    Kwan Eu Leong & Nathan Alexander

    EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education Vol. 10, No. 6 (December 2014) pp. 609–615

    The goal of this study was to understand how students' attitudes were connected to their mathematics learning and achievement. This investigation of students (n = 78) and their attitudes was... More

    pp. 609-615

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  20. Effects of a Haptic Augmented Simulation on K-12 Students' Achievement and Their Attitudes Towards Physics

    Turhan Civelek, Erdem Ucar, Hakan Ustunel & Mehmet Kemal Aydin

    EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education Vol. 10, No. 6 (December 2014) pp. 565–574

    The current research aims to explore the effects of a haptic augmented simulation on students' achievement and their attitudes towards Physics in an immersive virtual reality environment (VRE)... More

    pp. 565-574

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