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Review of Educational Research

2009 Volume 79, Number 2

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Number of articles: 5

  1. Learning with Computer-Based Learning Environments: A Literature Review of Computer Self-Efficacy

    Daniel C. Moos & Roger Azevedo

    Although computer-based learning environments (CBLEs) are becoming more prevalent in the classroom, empirical research has demonstrated that some students have difficulty learning with these... More

    pp. 576-600

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  2. Understanding Technology Adoption: Theory and Future Directions for Informal Learning

    Evan T. Straub

    How and why individuals adopt innovations has motivated a great deal of research. This article examines individuals' computing adoption processes through the lenses of three adoption theories:... More

    pp. 625-649

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  3. Adopting Open-Source Software Applications in U. S. Higher Education: A Cross-Disciplinary Review of the Literature

    Shahron Williams van Rooij

    Higher Education institutions in the United States are considering Open Source software applications such as the Moodle and Sakai course management systems and the Kuali financial system to build... More

    pp. 682-701

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  4. Interpreting the Evidence for Effective Interventions to Increase the Academic Performance of Students with ADHD: Relevance of the Statistical Significance Controversy

    Judith Harrison, Bruce Thompson & Kimberly J. Vannest

    This article reviews the literature on interventions targeting the academic performance of students with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and does so within the context of the... More

    pp. 740-775

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  5. Effective Programs in Middle and High School Mathematics: A Best-Evidence Synthesis

    Robert E. Slavin, Cynthia Lake & Cynthia Groff

    This article reviews research on the achievement outcomes of mathematics programs for middle and high schools. Study inclusion requirements include use of a randomized or matched control group, a... More

    pp. 839-911

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