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Smirnova, Lyudmila; Lazarevic , Bojan; Malloy, Veronica – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2018
This paper explores how pedagogy is being influenced by fast developing digital technologies. Results are presented from exploratory research conducted in 2016. The findings are addressed in terms of the transformation of learning and education, including the move from the measured to the engaged classroom. Emerging technology creates a natural…
Descriptors: Electronic Learning, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Research, Constructivism (Learning)
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Mitchell, Alison; Baron, Lauren; Macaruso, Paul – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2018
Screening and monitoring student reading progress can be costly and time consuming. Assessment embedded within the context of online instructional programs can capture ongoing student performance data while limiting testing time outside of instruction. This paper presents two studies that examined the validity of using performance measures from a…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Performance Based Assessment, Educational Technology
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Shamir, Haya – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2018
Assessing students' emerging literacy skills is crucial for identifying areas where a child may be falling behind and can lead directly to an increased chance of reading success. The Waterford Assessment of Core Skills (WACS), a computerized adaptive test of early literacy for students in prekindergarten through 2nd grade, addresses this need.…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Testing, Adaptive Testing, Reading Tests, Preschool Children
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Shamir, Haya; Feehan, Kathryn; Yoder, Erik – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2017
This study explores the efficacy of the Waterford Early Reading program (ERP) for teaching kindergarten and first grade students' early reading concepts. Students attended 3 elementary schools in Alabama. The treatment group used the software program whereas the control group did not use the software. Analyses revealed a significant treatment…
Descriptors: Kindergarten, Grade 1, Reading Programs, Reading Instruction
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Ku, David Tawei; Cheng, Yu-Mei – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2016
We adopted an experimental design to investigate the effects of various media presentation modes on the reading attention and comprehension of Taiwanese elementary school students. The participants comprised 138 students from 4 classes of third grade elementary school students from New Taipei City, Taiwan. The participants attended 5 short stories…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Elementary School Students, Attention Span, Reading Comprehension
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Rikala, Jenni – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2015
This paper examines how a mobile learning application can enhance children's outdoor learning experiences. The study draws upon empirical evidence gathered in one case study conducted in a Finnish primary school setting in the fall of 2012. The data were collected with student and teacher surveys. The case study indicated that the mobile…
Descriptors: Outdoor Education, Telecommunications, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Tillman, Daniel A.; An, Song A.; Cohen, Jonathan D.; Kjellstrom, William; Boren, Rachel L. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2014
This mixed methods study examined the impacts of digital fabrication activities that were integrated into contextualized mathematics education. The study investigated the students' mathematics content knowledge and attitudes. Data analysis yielded two key findings regarding our intervention combined with the other mathematics activities resulted…
Descriptors: Mixed Methods Research, Mathematics Instruction, Teaching Methods, Student Attitudes
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Chen, Ching-Huei; Huang, Kun – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2014
An experiment was conducted to examine how different response modes for practice questions and the presence or absence of cues influenced students' self-efficacy beliefs, perceived cognitive load, and performance in language recall and recognition tasks. One hundred fifty-seven 6th grade students were randomly assigned to one of four conditions:…
Descriptors: Cues, Second Language Learning, Cognitive Ability, Self Efficacy
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Govindasamy, Malliga K. – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
This study was designed to examine whether embodied agent integrated with the pedagogical approach of learning by asking questions impacts lower academic ability students' perceived science self-efficacy beliefs, immediate and delayed retention and whether the students' cognitive styles interact with the treatment condition in the outcome…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Student Attitudes, Energy, Retention (Psychology)
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Phirangee, Krystle – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2013
This paper is a report on the findings of a study involving four full-time elementary teachers, who incorporated technology into their teaching to various degrees. The study was guided by the overarching question: How is participation within Web 2.0 spaces reshaping teaching and learning in the elementary classroom? To explore this question, a…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Technology Integration, Educational Technology, Web 2.0 Technologies
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Ciampa, Katia – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
This qualitative study stemmed from a concern of the perceived decline in students' reading motivation after the early years of schooling. The current research explored eight grade 1 students' experiences with online electronic storybooks (eBooks). Eight students were given ten 25-minute sessions with the software programs over 15 weeks.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grade 1, Reading Motivation, Educational Improvement
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Ohlson, Matthew; Froman, Russell – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2012
CAMP (Collegiate Achievement Mentoring Program) Gator is a leadership-mentoring program in which collegiate student leaders serve as mentors to at-risk K-12 students. In addition, partnerships with Cisco and Franklin Covey Education have provided the program with the technology resources to conduct "virtual leadership mentoring" sessions…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, At Risk Students, Mentors, Pilot Projects
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Ntuli, Esther; Kyei-Blankson, Lydia – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2011
Although many teacher training programs and school districts offer courses and workshops on technology integration in instruction, research shows that teachers still face major challenges especially as it relates to selecting and using developmentally appropriate technology to meet the needs of diverse learners. The current study examines the…
Descriptors: Computer Software Evaluation, Computer Software Selection, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Evaluation Criteria
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Lee, Young-Jin – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2010
Teaching computer programming to young children has been considered difficult because of its abstract and complex nature. The objectives of this study are (1) to investigate whether an innovative educational technology tool called Scratch could enable young children to learn abstract knowledge of computer programming while creating multimedia…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Young Children, Computers, Programming
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Lai, Ah-Fur; Chen, Deng-Jyi; Chen, Shu-Ling – Journal of Educational Multimedia and Hypermedia, 2008
The IRT (Item Response Theory) has been studied and applied in computer-based test for decades. However, almost of all these existing studies evaluated focus merely on test questions with text-based (or static text/graphic) type of presentation form illustrated exclusively. In this paper, we present our study on test questions using both…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Semantics, Difficulty Level, Item Response Theory
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