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  1. An examination of the effects of computer-assisted educational games on student achievement

    Sarah A. Neimeyer, University of Houston-Clear Lake, United States

    (2006) pp. 1–76

    The purpose of this study was to determine if the use of educational games has an affect on student achievement. The population was regular seventh grade mathematics classes. Two groups received a ... More

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  2. Effects of teacher- versus student-created tactual instructional materials versus interactive whiteboards on the achievement of sixth-grade suburban science students

    Anthony Joseph Marino, St. John's University (New York), School of Education and Human Services, United States

    (2012) pp. 1–123

    The purpose of this researcher was to examine the effects of compatibility between the learning style preferences and instructional strategies which include learning with tactual or interactive... More

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  3. Technology-enhanced instruction: Effects on agriculture student cognitive achievement at the secondary level

    Ronald Jacob Koch, University of Arkansas, United States

    (2010) pp. 1–121

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  4. Healthier Students Are Better Learners: High-Quality, Strategically Planned, and Effectively Coordinated School Health Programs Must Be a Fundamental Mission of Schools to Help Close the Achievement Gap

    Charles E. Basch

    Journal of School Health Vol. 81, No. 10 (October 2011) pp. 650–662

    Objective: To discuss implications for educational policy and practice relevant to closing the achievement gap based on the literature review and synthesis presented in 7 articles of the October... More

    pp. 650-662

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  5. Effects of Peer-Led Online Asynchronous Discussion on Undergraduate Students' Cognitive Achievement

    Shenghua Zha & Christy Lee Ottendorfer

    American Journal of Distance Education Vol. 25, No. 4 (2011) pp. 238–253

    This study investigated the effect of peer leadership on students' cognitive achievement in online asynchronous discussions. Undergraduate students from a large online course were randomly assigned... More

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  6. The Effects of Videoconferenced Distance-Learning Instruction in a Taiwanese Company

    Chin-Hung Lin & Shu-Ching Yang

    International Journal of Distance Education Technologies Vol. 9, No. 2 (2011) pp. 52–64

    Distance learning, where instruction is given to students despite wide separations of students and teachers, is increasingly popular. Videoconferencing, which is examined in this study, is a... More

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  7. Examining the Effects of School Composition on North Carolina Student Achievement over Time

    Stephanie Southworth

    Education Policy Analysis Archives Vol. 18 (Nov 30, 2010)

    This study explores the effects of school-level characteristics on North Carolina students' reading and math achievement from fourth through eighth grade, focusing on the relationships between... More

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  8. Incremental Validity of Thinking Styles in Predicting Academic Achievements: An Experimental Study in Hypermedia Learning Environments

    Weiqiao Fan, Li-Fang Zhang & David Watkins

    Educational Psychology Vol. 30, No. 5 (August 2010) pp. 605–623

    The study examined the incremental validity of thinking styles in predicting academic achievement after controlling for personality and achievement motivation in the hypermedia-based learning... More

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  9. Integrating Animations, Narratives and Textual Information for Improving Physics Learning

    Benson Adesina Adegoke

    Electronic Journal of Research in Educational Psychology Vol. 8, No. 2 (2010) pp. 725–748

    Introduction: This article examined the effect of multimedia instruction on students' learning outcomes (achievement and interest) in secondary school physics. Method: The sample comprised of 517 (... More

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  10. The Effects of Web-Based/Non-Web-Based Problem-Solving Instruction and High/Low Achievement on Students' Problem-Solving Ability and Biology Achievement

    Wen-Feng Yu, Hsiao-Ching She & Yu-Mei Lee

    Innovations in Education and Teaching International Vol. 47, No. 2 (May 2010) pp. 187–199

    This study investigates the effects of two factors: the mode of problem-solving instruction (i.e. Web-based versus non-Web-based) and the level of academic achievement (i.e. high achievers versus... More

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  11. Exploration of Instructional Strategies and Individual Difference within the Context of Web-Based Learning

    Hesham Alomyan & Wing Au

    International Education Journal Vol. 4, No. 4 (2004) pp. 86–91

    Individual differences have been identified as important factors that might have significant impact on students' learning. This study investigated the effect of student's cognitive styles,... More

    pp. 86-91

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  12. Independent Reading: The Relationship of Challenge, Non-Fiction and Gender to Achievement

    K J. Topping, J Samuels & T Paul

    British Educational Research Journal Vol. 34, No. 4 (August 2008) pp. 505–524

    To explore whether different balances of fiction/non-fiction reading and challenge might help explain differences in reading achievement between genders, data on 45,670 pupils who independently... More

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  13. Exploring the Psychological Predictors of Programming Achievement

    Yavuz Erdogan, Emin Aydin & Tolga Kabaca

    Journal of Instructional Psychology Vol. 35, No. 3 (September 2008) pp. 264–270

    The main purpose of this study is to explore the predictors of programming achievement. With this aim in mind, the students' success in the programming courses is specified as the dependent... More

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  14. Meta-Analysis of the Research on Response Cards: Effects on Test Achievement, Quiz Achievement, Participation, and Off-Task Behavior

    Justus J. Randolph

    Journal of Positive Behavior Interventions Vol. 9, No. 2 (2007) pp. 113–128

    In this meta-analysis, the author analyzed 18 response card articles, theses, or dissertations to determine the magnitude of effect that response card strategies have on test achievement, quiz... More

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  15. The Impact of 1:1 Laptop Use on Middle School Math and Science Standardized Test Scores

    Matt Dunleavy & Walter F. Heinecke

    Computers in the Schools Vol. 24, No. 3 (Jan 18, 2008) pp. 7–22

    Researchers and evaluators have been attempting to document the impact of ubiquitous or 1:1 computing on students, teachers, schools, and communities. However, the most recent reviews of research... More

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  16. Computerized Assessment of Independent Reading: Effects of Implementation Quality on Achievement Gain

    K J. Topping, J Samuels & T Paul

    School Effectiveness and School Improvement Vol. 18, No. 2 (June 2007) pp. 191–208

    This study elaborates the "what works?" question by exploring the effects of variability in program implementation quality on achievement. Particularly, the effects on achievement of computerized... More

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  17. Usage of Computers and Calculators and Students' Achievement: Results from TIMSS 2003

    Radovan Antonijevic

    International Conference on Informatics, Educational Technology and New Media in Education 2007 (May 2007)

    The paper deals with the facts obtained from TIMSS 2003 (Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study). This international comparative study, which includes 47 participant countries... More

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  18. Effects of Cochlear Implants on Children's Reading and Academic Achievement

    Marc Marschark, Cathy Rhoten & Megan Fabich

    Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education Vol. 12, No. 3 (2007) pp. 269–282

    This article presents a critical analysis of empirical studies assessing literacy and other domains of academic achievement among children with cochlear implants. A variety of recent studies have... More

    pp. 269-282

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  19. Using Correlational and Prediction Data to Enhance Student Achievement in K-12 Schools: A Practical Application for School Counselors

    William B. Ware & John P. Galassi

    Professional School Counseling Vol. 9, No. 5 (June 2006) pp. 344–356

    Correlational data and regression analysis provide the school counselor with a method to describe growth in achievement test scores from elementary to high school. Using Microsoft Excel, this... More

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  20. Achievement Goals in a Presentation Task: Performance Expectancy, Achievement Goals, State Anxiety, and Task Performance

    Ayumi Tanaka, Takuma Takehara & Hirotsugu Yamauchi

    Learning and Individual Differences Vol. 16, No. 2 (2006) pp. 93–99

    The aims of the study were to test the linkages between achievement goals to task performance, as mediated by state anxiety arousal. Performance expectancy was also examined as antecedents of... More

    pp. 93-99

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