The Impact of Technology in the Classroom A Study of Teaching Strategies on the Gifted and Talented Learner

dc.contributor.authorHelms, Ashley
dc.contributor.programMasters of Educationen_US
dc.description.abstractThis study was designed to determine whether technology based teaching strategies impacted student achievement for students enrolled in a gifted and talented 7th grade language arts class. Students were randomly divided to one of two groups: treatment or control. The treatment group completed a character analysis assignment using a class wiki website. The control group completed the same assignment without the use of technology. The control group answered their questions on paper. The literature used was a play that was read with both groups together as a class. After each scene of a play was discussed, students were divided according to their group to complete the analysis of the characters. The assessment called for students to write a monologue from the point of view of a character in the play. They were permitted to use the any work completed for the character analysis assignment. The results indicate that there is no significant difference in using technology based instruction for the 7th grade gifted and talented language arts student.en_US
dc.format.extent22 p.en_US
dc.genreaction research papersen_US
dc.relationMaster of Education
dc.relation.isAvailableAtGoucher College, Baltimore, MD
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dc.subject.lcshEducation -- Research papers (Graduate)
dc.subject.lcshEducational technology -- Research.
dc.subject.lcshGifted children -- Education -- Research.
dc.subject.lcshSeventh grade (Education) -- Research.
dc.subject.lcshEducation -- Research papers (Graduate)
dc.titleThe Impact of Technology in the Classroom A Study of Teaching Strategies on the Gifted and Talented Learneren_US


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