Mark A. Horney

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This article reports results from a study of the use of technology to support students with learning disabilities in the use of effective study strategies. Thirty secondary students were given laptop computers and taught a variety of computer-based study strategies designed to facilitate information recording, organization, and manipulation. Results suggest(More)
A THEORETICAL DESCRIPTION OF HYPERTEXT is provided and three applications of hypertext: Electronic Studying, Literary Exploration, and Qualitative Research are discussed. Hypertext is defined as a form of writing with three characteristics: discernable free standing content nodes, links between nodes, and the expectation of active choice by readers. Some(More)
This paper generalises preliminary results obtained in the Smart Text Project being conducted at the Center for Electronic Studying, University of Oregon and at the Institute of Information Technologies, Odessa State Academy of Refrigeration (Ukraine). One of the aims of the project is to develop an appropriate design methodology for the building of text(More)
Qualitative researchers analyze data taken from a variety of sources towards the purpose of understanding how and why people do what they do. These researchers almost always gather this data in the form of text: field notes, interview transcripts, transcribed video and audio tapes, archival records, etc., and then analyze it through various coding and(More)
This study evaluated a computer-based prompting intervention for improving expository essay writing after acquired brain injury (ABI). Four undergraduate participants aged 18-21 with mild-moderate ABI and impaired fluid cognition at least 6 months post-injury reported difficulty with the writing process after injury. The study employed a non-concurrent(More)
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