How to Make Software Work in Schools: Lessons Learned from a Randomized Control Trial of a Web-Based Intelligent Tutor used in Elementary and Middle Schools to Improve Reading Comprehension
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Wijekumar, K., Johnson, L., Shurmatz, K. & Weaver, J. (2011). How to Make Software Work in Schools: Lessons Learned from a Randomized Control Trial of a Web-Based Intelligent Tutor used in Elementary and Middle Schools to Improve Reading Comprehension. In Proceedings of World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2011 (pp. 1762-1766). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.
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Reading comprehension is one fundamental unit of life-long learning and success. We built and conducted large scale randomized controlled trials on an Intelligent Tutoring System for the Structure Strategy. Our software has shown significant improvement on measures of reading comprehension. We report on our software implementation method, which set the stage for the software to be successful.
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