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  1. An exploration of the reading strategies used by sixth grade students of varying reading abilities when reading Internet sources to answer questions

    Heather Anne Schilling, Ball State University, United States

    (2011) pp. 1–278

    This current study explored the reading strategies that emerged through the case studies of five sixth-grade students as they read Internet websites. Data was collected from student surveys, field ... More

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  2. Using iPad Apps to Motivate Seventh Grade Students in the Math Classroom

    Lauren Fuchs, Caldwell College, United States

    (2013) pp. 1–36

    Technology has been a growing and important part of education. In this study, iPad applications were used as a supplemental learning technique to increase motivation of learning. Several methods of... More

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  3. Integrating multimedia technology into the core classroom: Bringing computer and Internet technologies into the general education classroom

    Stephen Jon Bering, Pacific Lutheran University, United States

    (1998) pp. 1–188

    The differences in student understanding and performance among middle school students through traditional methods as compared to integrated multimedia and Internet technologies were investigated... More

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  4. The effect of a computer based story on 6th grade students' mathematics word problem solving achievement

    Nilgun Gunbas, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    The effect of a computer based story on 6<super>th</super> grade students' mathematics word problem solving achievement (2012) pp. 1–293

    The purpose of this study was to investigate the effect of a computer-based story on sixth grade students' mathematics word problem solving achievement. Problems were embedded in a story presented ... More

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  5. Podcasting in an eighth-grade American history class

    Patrick D. Davis, University of North Texas, United States

    (2011) pp. 1–224

    The purpose of this study was to see how students used podcasts in an eighth-grade American history unit and the value they placed on them as an educational tool. The 6-week study was conducted in ... More

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  6. The impact computers have had on instruction in grades five through eight, as perceived by classroom teachers from selected rural school districts in East Tennessee

    Nancy Ellen Schultz, The University of Tennessee, United States

    (1997) pp. 1–118

    The study examined the impact computers have had on instruction in grades five through eight, as perceived by classroom teachers from selected rural school districts in East Tennessee. The study... More

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  7. Online Learning: Experiences and Perceptions of Gifted Middle School Students, Their Parents, and Principals

    Susan H. Buescher, University of Idaho, United States

    (2013) pp. 1–194

    The 2001 No Child Left Behind Act's focus on raising standardized test scores for underachieving students has created a national education system where teacher time and resources are often not... More

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  8. An experimental comparison of middle school students' motivation and preference toward text- and graphic-based programming

    Stephen E. Williams, Utah State University, United States

    An experimental comparison of middle school students' motivation<p>and preference toward text- and graphic-based programming (2009) pp. 1–96

    The purpose of this study was to compare seventh-grade students’ motivation and preference toward text-based programming using Visual Basic, and graphics-based programming using Robolab. Motivation... More

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  9. Impact of a Web-Based Reading Program on Sixth-Grade English Language Learners

    Rosena Wright, Nova Southeastern University, United States

    (2010) pp. 1–50

    Impact of a Web-Based Reading Program on Sixth-Grade English Language Learners. Rosena Wright, 2010: Applied Dissertation, Nova Southeastern University, Fischler School of Education and Human... More

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  10. Does the use of Kindles improve the reading abilities of sixth graders?

    Rick Hessman, Wingate University, United States

    (2011) pp. 1–112

    Reading is the foundation of all learning. Students no longer are limited to reading only traditional print. Technology advancements allow students to read from electronic devices including... More

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  11. Coffee, Tea, or Free?

    Rody Amidon Wing, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    (1998) pp. 1–81

    The use of computer technology in the classroom has been shown to enhance learning and motivate students. The researcher sought to incorporate this method of instruction into her social science... More

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  12. Design and evaluation of an intelligent program for analyzing writing errors: Korean EFL students in junior high school

    Jie-Young Kim, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    (1997) pp. 1–258

    In this dissertation, a prototype error-analysis program, called the "Intelligent Computer-Assisted Writing Tool" (ICAnWRIT) was developed for junior high school students in Korea, who were... More

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  13. Telecommunications and intergenerational learning: A test of senior tutoring of fifth graders

    Alverna Moselle Lewis, Teachers College, Columbia University, United States

    (1998) pp. 1–168

    The Westbury Public Schools are in a state of fluctuation! After winning three prestigious awards for excellence in the latter part of the 1980's, some of its schools have now become problematic.... More

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  14. Sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students' experiences with the Internet and their Internet safety knowledge

    Tonya Berrier, East Tennessee State University, United States

    Sixth-, seventh-, and eighth-grade students' experiences with<p>the Internet and their Internet safety knowledge (2007) pp. 1–116

    According to a 2002 National Center for Education Statistics report, 98% of schools in 2001 were connected to the Internet and 63% of public classrooms had Internet connections. According to a 2003... More

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  15. The Effects of Multiple Thematic Layers on Web Map Use by Middle School Students

    Andrew Percy Freed, Portland State University, United States

    (2011) pp. 1–123

    Access to the to the Internet and to a variety of interactive mapping tools has increased interest among middle school teachers to use interactive maps in conjunction with learning activities. ... More

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  16. The effects of the addition of probeware and PowerPoint® technology on an eighth grade force and motion unit

    James Edward Parkinson, Michigan State University, United States

    The effects of the addition of probeware and PowerPoint<super><p>&reg;</super> technology on an eighth grade force and motion unit (2008) pp. 1–123

    This study examined the effects, in terms of student engagement and achievement, of the addition of PowerPoint® presentations and probeware to the force and motion unit of an eighth ... More

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  17. Computer-assisted instruction and scrapbooking

    Claire Marie Bible, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    (2006) pp. 1–59

    This study investigated whether a computer-assisted instruction lesson successfully instructed students in the art of scrapbooking. Software developed by the author using the program More

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  18. Eighth grade social studies teachers' perceptions of the impact of technology on students' learning in world history

    Bridget Renee' Griggs, The University of Alabama, United States

    (2010) pp. 1–169

    There are many perceptions of what should be taught in the social studies classroom. With the expansive amount of information that must be transferred to students, the job of the social studies... More

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  19. An approach for automated grading of Java GUI-based student programs

    Man Yu Feng, University of New Brunswick , Canada

    (2006) pp. 1–84

    This thesis introduces an automated grader for Java™ programs called GUIGrader that allows students a degree of flexibility in graphical user interface (GUI) design. A previously published solution... More

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  20. Public and private middle school teachers: An analysis of the use of technology and support for classroom instruction

    Michael William Schaffer, Bowie State University, United States

    (2007) pp. 1–3

    The purpose of this research investigation was to measure the hypothesized differences between public and private middle school teachers' use of available computer technology as a part of their... More

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