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The Effect Of The Use Of Computers On Writing In A Second Grade Classroom, Kevin L. Manning Aug 1994

The Effect Of The Use Of Computers On Writing In A Second Grade Classroom, Kevin L. Manning

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

This study was designed to investigate the effect of the use of the computer on the quality of second grade students' writing.

Twenty-five second grade students from a rural, public elementary school district in western New York participated in this study. The study consisted of a collection of two separate writing samples taken from the students. One was done on the computer while the other one was done by pencil and paper.

It was a counterbalance design in that twelve of the students did the first writing sample on the computer, while the other thirteen students did the first writing ...


The Effects Of Multi-Age Grouping And Single-Grade Grouping On The Self-Concept Of Second Grade Children, Kristen S. Malone May 1994

The Effects Of Multi-Age Grouping And Single-Grade Grouping On The Self-Concept Of Second Grade Children, Kristen S. Malone

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to investigate the effects of multi-age grouping on the self-concept of second grade children. This study involved forty-eight second grade students attending a public, inner city, early childhood center, grades pre-k through three.

Twenty-three of the subjects were students from a single grade second grade classroom. Twenty-five of the subjects were students in a first/second grade multi-age classroom. Forty-eight second grade subjects are students in either a single-grade grouping or a multi-age grouping. In the seventh month of second grade, the self-concept of each of the forty-eight students was assessed using the Child ...


Reading As Prewriting: The Effect Of The Use Of Literature On Writing, Audrey Armani May 1994

Reading As Prewriting: The Effect Of The Use Of Literature On Writing, Audrey Armani

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The purpose of this study was to examine the effect of the use of literature on the quality of students' writing.


Parental Involvement And Children's Attitudes Toward Reading, Jodi L. Durham Jan 1994

Parental Involvement And Children's Attitudes Toward Reading, Jodi L. Durham

Education and Human Development Master's Theses

The following thesis studied Parental Involvement and Children's Attitudes Toward Reading. The researcher found numerous studies dealing with parental involvement and children's attitudes toward reading although very few dealt with the use of a reading program designed to go home.

The purpose of this study was to investigate the relationship between parents' involvement in a home/school reading program and the attitude their child has toward reading. The question was: How is parents' involvement in a home/school reading program related to children's attitude toward reading?

The subjects of this study were twenty five-year-old kindergartners attending a ...