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  1. Effects of a technology-enriched learning environment on student development of higher order thinking skills

    Michael Hugh Hopson, University of North Texas, United States

    (1998) pp. 1–133

    The problem for this study was to enhance the development of higher order thinking skills and improve attitudes toward computers for fifth and sixth grade students. The purpose of this study was to... More

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  2. The effects of blended online versus face-to-face learning environments on student outcomes for eighth grade Algebra I students

    Brandon Wesley Barkley, Trevecca Nazarene University, United States

    (2010) pp. 1–147

    The need for high quality experimental research on the effectiveness of blended online learning in K-12 schools is immense when considering the need to provide the best education for each child.... More

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  3. Using the triple-beam balance

    Daniel Barger, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    (2004) pp. 1–52

    A science teacher is expected to encourage students to look closely at the world and interpret what they see. This is often difficult to accomplish because funding shortages limit the purchase of... More

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  4. Discourse + technology/collaborative learning = fraction success

    Carol Palmer Shea, Arizona State University, United States

    (2009) pp. 1–58

    Recent national public policy addresses the need for strengthening mathematics problem solving, communication and reasoning for the elementary school students as stated in the National Standards... More

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  5. An evaluation of the effectiveness of integrated learning systems on urban middle school student achievement

    Yamilette Williams, The University of Oklahoma, United States

    (2012) pp. 1–140

    Many school districts have chosen to invest their federal funds in computer-based integrated learning systems that focus on literacy to increase high-stakes test scores and academic gains (Becker, ... More

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  6. The experience of eighth grade Language Arts students using Moodle in a Language Arts classroom

    Sheila J. Boehning, Capella University, United States

    (2008) pp. 1–149

    This study sought to understand the experience of one eighth grade Language Arts class who used Moodle for one unit of study. The review of the literature focused on three main areas: online... More

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  7. Middle School Teachers and Principals Perspectives on Technology

    Mark Majeski, The University of Nebraska - Lincoln, United States

    (2013) pp. 1–149

    In this study, the researcher endeavored to examine Morris County, New Jersey, middle school teacher and principal perspectives on the use of technology in their classrooms and schools. ... More

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  8. The effects of students' involvement with the content of science-based interactive multimedia on: Achievement, attitudes, and higher level thinking skills

    Valerie Frear, The University of Akron, United States

    (1997) pp. 1–180

    The computer, once thought of as an answer for numerous educational instruction problems, has generally proved disappointing. With each major advancement, the vision of the computer as a learning... More

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  9. Integration of technology in the middle school

    Sherry Ann Prater White, University of Louisiana at Monroe, United States

    (2007) pp. 1–53

    The use of technology has become an important skill for teachers to master. This study investigated how instructional technology has been integrated and implemented into the middle school... More

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  10. The effects of Waterford Early Reading Program on reading achievement of first-grade students

    Martha Ariadna Camacho, California State University, Dominguez Hills, United States

    (2002) pp. 1–39

    A field test was conducted on Waterford Early Reading Program (WERP) to evaluate its effect on reading achievement. The twelve-week field test was conducted in Harbor City, California. A class... More

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  11. Computer based learning, specifically Cognitive Tutor, and its effect on HSPA scores in South Plainfield

    Justin G. Briskin, Kean University, United States

    (2009) pp. 1–35

    The use of the computer in an educational classroom has led to alternative styles and methods of teaching. The new methods are currently being developed and implemented into classrooms. One such... More

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  12. The impact of the Katy Management of Automated Curriculum system on planning for learning, delivery of instruction and evaluation of student learning as perceived by teachers in the Katy Independent School District in Texas

    Sharon Lea Hogue, Texas A&M University, United States

    The impact of the Katy Management of Automated Curriculum system on planning for learning, delivery of instruction and evaluation of student learning as perceived by teachers in the Katy Independent School District<p>in Texas (2010) pp. 1–249

    The purpose of this study was to determine teachers’ perceptions of the relationship of the Katy Management of Automated Curriculum (KMAC) system developed by Katy ISD in Katy, Texas, on planning... More

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  13. Training middle school teachers to use technology in the classroom: Perception and practice

    Karen Ann Lea, Walden University, United States

    (1999) pp. 1–195

    The purpose of this study was to compare two groups, middle school educators and professors of education, with regard to their perceptions of the computer technological skills and knowledge that... More

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  14. The effects of computer assisted instruction on the recall of basic math facts among middle school students

    Shestine R. Gesbocker, Northern Illinois University, United States

    (2011) pp. 1–113

    The purpose of this study was to assess if there was a relationship between sixth, seventh, and eighth grade student's level of mastery of basic math facts and their mathematical scaled score from ... More

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  15. An investigation of 21st century tools in a sixth grade classroom of a suburban middle school

    Camille Sullivan, St. John's University (New York), School of Education and Human Services, United States

    (2011) pp. 1–111

    The purpose of this researcher was to investigate how educators in select Suffolk County school systems with exceptional access to 21st century tools engage students in work. More... More

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  16. An investigation of World Wide Web use on problem-solving ability of fifth-grade students

    Patricia June Hambrick, United States International University, United States

    (1997) pp. 1–180

    The problem. The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of World Wide Web (WWW) use on the problem solving ability of fifth grade students at the Casita Elementary School in Vista,... More

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  17. Seventh-grade students and electronic information retrieval systems: An exploratory study of mental model formation, completeness and change

    Scharlotte Ann Saxon, The Florida State University, United States

    (1997) pp. 1–394

    The purpose of this study was to investigate mental model formation, completeness and change in a naturalistic learning environment in which a purposive sample of 51 seventh grade students... More

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  18. Differences in mathematics achievement of low-achieving students in supplemental and regular integrated learning system programs at the middle school level

    Susann Savelli-Keska, Temple University, United States

    (1999) pp. 1–109

    This study was conducted to identify the differences in mathematics achievement low-achieving sixth and seventh grade students in regular and supplemental integrated learning system (ILS) programs ... More

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  19. Factors influencing girls' attitudes toward educational mathematics software

    Kelly Katherine Chappell, University of Washington, United States

    (1997) pp. 1–67

    Past research has suggested that certain features of educational computer software (such as aggressive distracters, competition, and the under-representation of female characters) may negatively... More

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  20. Improving reading comprehension using online literature circles: A university-elementary school collaborative project

    Christine Marie Olmstead, California State University, Fullerton, United States

    (2001) pp. 1–77

    Motivating students to read in the upper elementary grades can become a challenge for many teachers. When students do not read, they lose the skills to comprehend text at grade appropriate levels. ... More

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