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  1. The effect of short-term versus long-term middle school technology education projects on academic intrinsic motivation in selected subjects areas

    Scott Woolard Kennedy, North Carolina State University, United States

    (1999) pp. 1–103

    The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of short-term (several days but less than two weeks) versus long-term (one month to four months) technology education (TED) projects on... More

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  2. The effects of computer-based concept mapping as a prewriting strategy on the persuasive writing of eighth-graders at a middle school in southeastern Idaho

    Shu-Yuan Lin, Idaho State University, United States

    (2003) pp. 1–239

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of computer-based concept mapping as a prewriting strategy on persuasive essay writing performance. A quasi-experimental design was... More

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  3. Learning styles and attitude toward hypermedia

    Charles Andrews Schlosser, Iowa State University, United States

    (1997) pp. 1–131

    This study examined learning style and attitude toward hypermedia among sixth, seventh, and eighth grade students working with the hypermedia program Loess Hills Interactive. Three hundred fifteen ... More

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  4. Television use in early childhood and academic achievement in eighth grade: Examining the moderating effects of parental involvement and program content

    Melissa N. Richards, Georgetown University, United States

    (2012) pp. 1–38

    This study investigates the relationship between child-directed television program viewing at a young age and academic achievement later in life as well the moderating role that parents may play in... More

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  5. The effects of captioned videotapes upon the acquisition of sight vocabulary

    Helen Hoffner, Widener University, United States

    (1999) pp. 1–179

    This study examined the effectiveness of captioned programming in building students' sight vocabulary. The research problem explored the following issue: whether learning disabled students reading ... More

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  6. Fighting Fire With Fire: The Use of A Multimedia WebQuest in Increasing Middle-School Students' Understandings of Cyberbullying

    Elizabeth A. Brewer, Loyola Marymount University, United States

    (2011) pp. 1–242

    Cyberbullying, the use of personal and information and communication technologies to harass or intimidate others, is an increasingly pervasive problem in schools. This mixed-methods study explored... More

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  7. Using blogs to enhance grade eight reading and writing at Abbotsford Middle School

    James Douglas Klassen, Royal Roads University , Canada

    (2005) pp. 1–128

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  8. The effect of four instructional methods, gender, and time of testing on the achievement of sixth graders learning to interpret graphs

    Jerry Wayne Young, The University of Alabama, United States

    (1997) pp. 1–96

    The purpose of this study was to determine the effects of four instructional methods (direct instruction, computer-aided instruction, video observation, and microcomputer-based lab activities),... More

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  9. Using handheld computers for constant daily review in sixth grade mathematics

    Faye Bland Obenschain, George Mason University, United States

    (2010) pp. 1–165

    This mixed methods study compared mathematics achievement after students reviewed using handheld computer games or using teacher-led reviews. A total of 54 sixth grade students were involved in the... More

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  10. The Effects of a Web-Based Mathematics Program on Student Achievement

    Andrea L. Woody, Union University, United States

    (2013) pp. 1–73

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of a Web-based mathematics program, Education Program for Gifted Youth (EPGY) Stanford Math, on mathematics achievement of fourth- through... More

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  11. A system for grading symbolic mathematical expressions using Maple with fuzzy sets

    Nathan Patrick Johnson, University of Louisville, United States

    (2002) pp. 1–69

    Grader is a Maple Programming Language module designed to be used with a math tutorial system. The module uses certain artificial intelligence techniques and fuzzy sets to form a heuristic to... More

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  12. The effects of photographs of learning experiences on recall with sixth-grade students

    Lisa Dawn Spradley, Texas A&M University - Commerce, United States

    (1997) pp. 1–127

    The purpose of the study was to determine if photography could be used as a tangible medium through which children could articulate their responses about experiences with natural phenomenon.... More

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  13. The effect of online collaborative learning on middle school student science literacy and sense of community

    Jillian Leigh Wendt, Liberty University, United States

    (2013) pp. 1–163

    This study examines the effects of online collaborative learning on middle school students' science literacy and sense of community. A quantitative, quasi-experimental pretest/posttest control... More

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  14. Variables affecting performance in sixth-grade modular technology education programs

    Richard Allen Weymer, The Pennsylvania State University, United States

    (1999) pp. 1–80

    Modular technology education (MTE) programs are rapidly replacing the project-based method of instruction. The predominant learning approach in these programs is computer-assisted instruction (CAI)... More

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  15. Effects of I CAN Learn (ICL) on the attitudes and academic achievement of eighth grade math students in two rural Tennessee school districts

    Courtney S. Woods, Trevecca Nazarene University, United States

    (2012) pp. 1–95

    The purpose of this study was to determine if the use of an online mathematics program, I CAN Learn (ICL), impacted the attitudes and academic achievement of eighth grade students in rural... More

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  16. Effects of computer-assisted instruction on seventh-grade mathematics performance

    James Christopher Sheck, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    (2002) pp. 1–48

    The purpose of this study was to determine if computer-assisted instruction in the areas of basic and problem-solving skills resulted in higher scores after spending twelve hours working with the <... More

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  17. Effects of a technology treatment on student scores on the Standardized Grade 8 Proficiency Assessment (GEPA) in New Jersey

    Triantafillos Parlapanides, Seton Hall University, United States

    (2010) pp. 1–84

    This experiment illustrates how the effective use of a technology treatment integrated into pre-algebra curricula can help students achieve on the New Jersey Standardized Grade 8 Proficiency... More

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  18. The impact of strategic and cooperative learning on Taiwanese eighth graders' computer achievement, attitudes, and anxiety

    Meng-Jung Tsai, The University of Texas at Austin, United States

    (1999) pp. 1–146

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the impact of strategic learning and cooperative learning on junior high school students' computer achievement, attitudes, and anxiety. A total of 155... More

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  19. Improving student engagement: Use of the interactive whiteboard as an instructional tool to improve engagement and behavior in the junior high school classroom

    G. Lyn Morgan, Liberty University, United States

    (2008) pp. 1–104

    This study examined the impact of interactive whiteboard use on student engagement and appropriate at-task behaviors of junior high school students. Two hundred twenty-six students at two public... More

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  20. Assessing in-kind Middle School teachers' concern about & use of SOARS: School Online Assessment Reporting System

    John M. Marion, Pepperdine University, United States

    Assessing in-kind Middle School teachers' concern about &amp; use of SOARS: School Online Assessment Reporting System (2011) pp. 1–141

    In recent years technology has been integrated into every sector of education. Using Student Online Assessment Reporting System (SOARS) to assess score results and design instructional strategies... More

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