What Forty Years of Research Says About the Impact of Technology on Learning

  title={What Forty Years of Research Says About the Impact of Technology on Learning},
  author={Rana Tamim and Robert M. Bernard and Eugene F. Borokhovski and Philip C. Abrami and Richard F. Schmid},
  journal={Review of Educational Research},
  pages={28 - 4}
This research study employs a second-order meta-analysis procedure to summarize 40 years of research activity addressing the question, does computer technology use affect student achievement in formal face-to-face classrooms as compared to classrooms that do not use technology? A study-level meta-analytic validation was also conducted for purposes of comparison. An extensive literature search and a systematic review process resulted in the inclusion of 25 meta-analyses with minimal overlap in… 

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