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  1. Perceptions of fourth and sixth grade students, regarding their academic abilities and achievement, as related to participation in distance learning using interactive television

    Frances Catherine Stromsland, Seton Hall University, College of Education and Human Services, United States

    (1999) pp. 1–168

    This researcher examined in the dissertation the following research questions. First, is there any increase in 4th grade student perception of ability and achievement scores after... More

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  2. A field test of CAI software: "Super Similes"

    Kristin Mary Peters, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    (1999) pp. 1–38

    Developing middle school students into critical readers, writers, and thinkers has long been a concern of Language Arts teachers. With the advent of new technology, school environments are anxious ... More

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  3. Technology-enhanced guidance services: An exploration and example in a junior high setting

    Gloria Gambin-Pynn, Memorial University of Newfoundland , Canada

    (1999) pp. 1–150

    Computer technology and the World Wide Web (WWW) are increasingly being viewed as tools worthy of use in guidance counselling. Guidance counsellors must develop means to apply technology in their... More

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  4. The impact of staff development on middle school technology integration

    Regina Scalisi, State University of New York Institute of Technology, United States

    (2005) pp. 1–48

    This case study describes the impact of technology staff development in two Central New York Middle Schools. The staff development program was implemented under the federally funded Enhancing... More

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  5. Third- through eighth-grade teachers' perceptions of the effectiveness of web-based reading programs

    Stephanie L. Ivory, Indiana University of Pennsylvania, United States

    (2011) pp. 1–157

    This study identifies third- through eighth-grade teachers' perceptions of the effectiveness of web-based reading programs on students' literacy achievement. The study seeks to elaborate on... More

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  6. Investigating How Young Students Search for, Select, and Interrogate Information on the Internet

    Nicole R. Mortimer, The Claremont Graduate University, United States

    (2010) pp. 1–209

    This exploratory study investigated how 16 students, ages eight and nine, from one fourth grade classroom searched for, selected, and questioned information on the Internet. Using primarily... More

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  7. Analysis of musical creativity in middle school students through composition using computer-assisted instruction: A multiple case study

    Scott Everett Emmons, University of Rochester, Eastman School of Music, United States

    (1998) pp. 1–248

    The purpose of this study was to examine the creative process of middle school children who used professional music software while engaging in composition activities. Three research questions were ... More

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  8. Teacher perspectives of a mathematics computer program

    Mitchell D. Lingo, University of Nebraska at Omaha, United States

    (2013) pp. 1–65

    As technology takes a greater hold on the American classroom through different advances, there is a need for an accurate review of the perceptions of teachers. Without the support of teachers in... More

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  9. Effects of an iPad application on Vocabulary and Comprehension in a Sixth-Grade Classroom

    Deidre A. Wierson, Southwest Minnesota State University, United States

    (2013) pp. 1–69

    This study measured the effects of the iPad application entitled Vocabulary Central Grade 6 on vocabulary and comprehension reading skills of 44 sixth-graders. It also evaluated... More

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  10. Improving harmonic intonation skills of high school band students using Coda Music Technology's “Intonation Trainer”

    David Glenn Swift, University of Louisville, United States

    Improving harmonic intonation skills of high school band students<p>using Coda Music Technology's &ldquo;Intonation Trainer&rdquo; (2003) pp. 1–83

    Playing with accurate intonation is recognized as a perennial problem for high school wind players. The purpose of this study was to examine the effect on improving harmonic intonation skills,... More

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  11. An examination of the perceptions of middle school students related to a technology, life and careers curriculum

    Keith E. Nelson, University of Wyoming, United States

    (2009) pp. 1–96

    The purpose of this study was to gather data from the Cache County School District to evaluate the perceptions of middle school students related to Technology, Life, and Careers (TLC) curriculum.... More

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  12. Evaluating sixth graders' self-efficacy in response to the use of educational technology

    Anne V. Castagnaro, The Claremont Graduate University, United States

    (2012) pp. 1–166

    Sixth grade is a pivotal time in school, as students culminate their elementary school years and anticipate junior high school. At this age, students become more involved in trends, especially... More

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  13. Effectiveness of teaching middle school students the writing process using Microsoft© Word's track changes and student perceptions on handwritten and technology methods

    Deana Mack, Robert Morris University, United States

    Effectiveness of teaching middle school students the writing process using Microsoft<super>&copy;</super> Word's track changes and student perceptions on handwritten and technology methods (2011) pp. 1–111

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  14. The effectiveness of computer-assisted instruction on the academic performance of eighth-grade algebra students

    Linda B. Squires, Caldwell College, United States

    (1999) pp. 1–62

    As computers are becoming more readily available for integration into the classroom, more evidence is needed about their usage for mathematics education. This study examined the effectiveness of... More

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  15. A study of the correlation between in-house computer training and middle school teachers' use of computers in the classroom

    James R. Vopal, Caldwell College, United States

    (1997) pp. 1–64

    The purpose of this study was to determine if a correlation exists between in-house computer training and middle school teachers' increased use of computers in the classroom. A need exists for this... More

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  16. A study of the effects of structured activities using CAD-like software on the spatial ability of fourth, fifth, and sixth grade students

    Maria Ellen Shavalier, University of Wyoming, United States

    (1999) pp. 1–107

    This study investigated whether the computer software, Virtus WalkThrough Pro, could be a useful tool for the enhancement of children's spatial ability as measured by the Paper Folding Test, The... More

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  17. The development and evaluation of a music mnemonic-enhanced multimedia computer-aided science instructional module

    Karl Joseph Kimmel, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, United States

    (1999) pp. 1–94

    “CellSong” is a computer aided instructional (CAI) science module designed to help students recall information about cellular physiology. The program is designed to teach middle school learners the... More

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  18. Becoming a reform-oriented teacher

    Lauren Claire Pfeiffer, Michigan State University, United States

    (1998) pp. 1–222

    In this study, I explored some of what it takes for a teacher to support her continued, self-directed professional development; what helps and what hinders her development as a reform-oriented... More

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  19. Effectiveness of refusal skills software

    Ray Bryson, University of California, Riverside, United States

    (1997) pp. 1–148

    A computerized social skills training program, Teen Challenges: Refusing Trouble, which combines successful social skills training methods and efficient computer-aided instruction design, was... More

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  20. Evaluating the use of layered curriculum and technology to increase comprehension and motivation in a middle school classroom

    Amy Lynn Maurer, Michigan State University, United States

    (2009) pp. 1–126

    This study was designed to use differentiated instruction and technology to increase motivation and comprehension in the middle school classroom. Whereas, engaging students through choice and... More

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