The Effects of Computer-Based Basic Fact Program on Mathematics Achievement
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Type of Work35 p.
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ProgramMasters of Education
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SubjectsEducation -- Research papers (Graduate)
Mathematics -- Study and teaching -- Research
Multimedia systems -- Research
The purpose of this study was to investigate the implementation of a computer-based math intervention program and its impact on mathematics achievement. The subjects who participated in this study were a group of low-to-average performing students from an elementary school in Baltimore County who participated in the computer-based program to improve basic fact retention as well as overall mathematics performance. It was hypothesized that struggling math students participating in a computer-based intervention in addition to regular instruction would outperform similar students who receive regular instruction only. This hypothesis was not supported.