The I-Text Distance Learning System 2
either helps or hinders students’ ability to learn course content. In many cases, the studies have
concluded that the use of hypermedia may cause confusion (e.g.-Kinshuk, 2009) or undue cognitive...
McCabe, Margolis, & Barenbaum (2001) conducted a study that compared the Woodcock - Johnson Psycho-Educational Battery-Revised (WJ-R) and the QRI-II tests. The researchers discussed the importance of providing students with materials that were...
The purpose of this thesis was to determine which of two assessments, the DRP (Degrees of Reading Power) or the QRI (Qualitative Reading Inventory), most effectively determined high school students’ reading levels. After...
opportunities. Compared to motivated classmates, reluctant readers surrender into the
spiraling world of low exposure to text. The implications are grave. This lack of exposure
to text and the lack of fruitful reading practice on the part of...
Chapter 3 - Methodology
The purpose of this study was to compare the effects of the use of Words Their Way as a
spelling program with Zaner-Bloser’s spelling basal Spelling Connections, in order to identify
which method of teaching spelling...
setting and all students in the class participated. Progress was monitored and improvements in
spelling were recorded at three points in the study. The Elementary Spelling Inventory was
administered at the beginning of the study, in the middle...