Does it Compute? The Relationship Between Educational Technology and Student Achievement in Mathematics

Author(s):
Wenglinsky, Harold
Publication Year:
1998
Report Number:
PIC-TECHNOLOG
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Subject/Key Words:
Student performance computer use National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) mathematics performance teacher professional development

Abstract

This Policy Information Report presents new evidence on the effectiveness of educational technology. Analyzing data from the 1996 National Assessment of Educational Progress, it finds that the effectiveness of school computers depends upon how they are used; some uses are associated with improved student academic performance and school climate, while other uses are not. While supplies last, print copies can be ordered from the Policy Information Center for $9.50. ED 425 191.

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