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Labonté, Chantal; Smith, Veronica R. – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2019
In the current study, the researchers examine the validity of a questionnaire assessing students' perceptions of their self-directed and collaborative learning with and without technology with a group of Canadian middle school students. Lee and colleagues (2014) developed the 18-item questionnaire to assess high school students' perceptions of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Questionnaires, Independent Study
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Goodnough, Karen; Murphy, Elizabeth – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2017
The purpose of this paper is to make sense of the professional learning of four teachers implementing a flipped classroom approach in their grade six mathematics class. The professional learning took place within a two-year Action Research (AR) project that engaged teachers in collaborative and iterative planning, implementation, observation and…
Descriptors: Grade 6, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Educational Technology
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Mazur, Amber D.; Brown, Barbara; Jacobsen, Michele – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2015
The flipped classroom is an instructional model that leverages technology-enhanced instruction outside of class time in order to maximize student engagement and learning during class time. As part of an action research study, the authors synthesize reflections about how the flipped classroom model can support teaching, learning and assessment…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Blended Learning, Inquiry, Active Learning
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Li, Jia; Snow, Catherine; White, Claire – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2015
Modern teens have pervasively integrated new technologies into their lives, and technology has become an important component of teen popular culture. Educators have pointed out the promise of exploiting technology to enhance students' language and literacy skills and general academic success. However, there is no consensus on the effect of…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Technology Uses in Education, Literacy Education, Urban Schools
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Kay, Robin; Edwards, Jaime – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2012
Video podcasts allow students to control when, where, and what they learn, as well as the pace of learning. Considerable research has been conducted in higher education on video podcast use, but not in middle schools (grades six to eight). This study investigated the use of worked example video podcasts in mathematics classrooms with students 11…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Video Technology, Handheld Devices, Web Based Instruction
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Kay, Robin H.; Knaack, Liesel – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2008
The current study offers a formative analysis of the impact of learning objects in middle school mathematics and science classrooms. Five reliable and valid measures of effectiveness were used to examine the impact of learning objects from the perspective of 262 students and 8 teachers (14 classrooms) in science or mathematics. The results…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mathematics Instruction, Science Instruction, Middle School Students
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Sclater, Jennifer; Sicoly, Fiore; Abrami, Philip C.; Wade, C. Anne – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2006
The current investigation was an exploration of the first year of a multi-year project designed to provide every Grade 3 to Grade 11 student throughout an English school board in Quebec with a laptop computer. Data were collected from 403 elementary and 270 secondary students from the experimental school board and also from 330 students in the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Laptop Computers, Access to Computers, Computer Uses in Education
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Song, Hae-Deok; Koszalka, Tiffany A.; Grabowski, Barbara L. – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2005
Reflective thinking is important to young adolescents as they develop their thinking skills. Various instructional methods have been recommended to support reflective thinking, yet the nature of the underlying factors in these methods is unclear. Exploratory factor analysis was used to determine the factors prompting reflective thinking. Results…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Adolescents, Thinking Skills, Factor Analysis
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Wade, Anne; Abrami, Philip C.; Sclater, Jennifer – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2005
In this paper, we provide a description of a CSLP research project that looked at portfolio use within a middle school, the web-based e-portfolio software we have developed within the context of the Quebec educational system, our plans for further development of the tool, and our research plans related to the use of portfolios to support learning.…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Portfolios (Background Materials), Portfolio Assessment, Research Projects
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Moore, Joi L. – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2004
This paper synthesizes research findings from a performance analysis of teacher tasks and the implementation of performance technology. These findings are aligned with design and implementation theories to provide understanding of the complex factors and events that occur during the implementation process. The article describes the necessary…
Descriptors: Performance Technology, Technology Planning, Program Design, Program Implementation
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Emery, Winston; McCabe, Rachel – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2003
This is the first of two articles about a study of the implementation of a media literacy curriculum project in three inner city school Grade 5's in Montreal. The authors describe what the teachers and students learned about two key Media Literacy concepts: the media construct reality and audiences negotiate the meanings of media texts. The…
Descriptors: Grade 5, Elementary School Students, Teaching Methods, Media Literacy
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McCabe, Rachel; Emery, Winston – Canadian Journal of Learning and Technology, 2003
This is the second of two articles about a study of the implementation of a media literacy curriculum project in three inner city schools Grade 5's in Montreal. The authors describe the development of technological literacy among the teachers and students as they learned about two Media Literacy concepts. The teaching featured the use of a…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Media Literacy, Grade 5, Case Studies