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Project ADOP: A Conceptual and Methodological Framework for Assessing the Effects of Direct Access to Notebook Computers

Brief Paper: Other ID: 16630
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    Helene Fournier
    National Research Council of Canada
  2. Sylvie Blain
    Centre de recherche et de développement en éducation, Université de Moncton
  3. Carole Essiembre
    Centre de recherche et de développement en éducation, Université de Moncton
  4. Viktor Freiman
    Faculté des sciences de l'éducation, Université de Moncton
  5. Nicole Lirette-Pitre
    Faculté des sciences de l'éducation, Université de Moncton
  6. Denyse Villenneuve
    Faculté des sciences de l'éducation, Université de Moncton
  7. Marcia Cormier
    Faculté des sciences de l'éducation, Université de Moncton
  8. Pierre Clavet
    Faculté des sciences de l'éducation, Université de Moncton

Abstract: This research project is aimed at evaluating the effects of individual notebook computer use on learning and teaching practices. An important contribution of the proposed research is a unified conceptual and methodological framework for conducting the research. Participation in this action-research includes observations and evaluations regarding the use of individual notebook computers on the following dimensions: 1) implementation of the project, 2) attitudes and beliefs with regard to the computer, 3) motivation, 4) computer skills, 5) competences in the use of computers, 6) classroom management and pedagogical practices, 7) student learning, and 8) school management and leadership. Specific research questions target students, teachers, school principals and parents. Final results from this two year research project will be available in 2006-2007.

Presider: Türkan Karakus, Middle East Technical University

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