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Evaluation of Evidence-Based Practices in Online Learning: A Meta-Analysis and Review of Online Learning Studies
The meta-analysis of empirical studies of online learning found that, on average, students in online learning conditions performed better than those receiving face-to-face instruction, and suggests that the positive effects associated with blended learning should not be attributed to the media, per se. Expand
The Effectiveness of Online and Blended Learning: A Meta-Analysis of the Empirical Literature
Background/Context: Earlier research on various forms of distance learning concluded that these technologies do not differ significantly from regular classroom instruction in terms of learning… Expand
Effectiveness of Reading and Mathematics Software Products: Findings from the First Student Cohort
Whether products are more effective when teachers have more experience using them is being examined with a second year of data, which will involve teachers who were in the first data collection and a new group of students. Expand
Enhancing Teaching and Learning Through Educational Data Mining and Learning Analytics: An Issue Brief
This issue brief is intended to help policymakers and administrators understand how analytics and data mining have been—and can be—applied for educational improvement. Expand
Technology and Education Change
- B. Means
- Computer Science
- 1 March 2010
The findings highlight the importance of school practices in the areas of principal support and teacher collaboration around software use and of teacher practices concerning classroom management and use of software-generated student performance data. Expand
Use of Education Data at the Local Level: From Accountability to Instructional Improvement.
Implementing Data-Informed Decision Making in Schools: Teacher Access, Supports and Use.
Technology and education reform : the reality behind the promise
- B. Means
- Political Science
The demand for serious, systemic reform of our schools and the dramatic increase in the availability and power of technology within schools have simultaneously grown into two of the most significant… Expand
Learning Online: What Research Tells Us About Whether, When and How
This book describes how online learning is being used in both K-12 and higher education settings as well as in learning outside of school, and draws implications for institutional and state policies that would promote judicious uses of online learning and effective implementation models. Expand