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Abstract

The purpose of this research was to test the effectiveness of the computer program, Class Works Gold (CW) in improving student reading and writing scores. ClassWorks Gold is a computer program that merges parts of 150 commercially available language arts program with a built-in assessment and internal e-mail system. Garfield Elementary School in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, received a grant from the Iowa Department of Education for the purchase and implementation of CW as a supplement to regular language arts classroom instruction. The grant required action research for an assessment. This paper focuses on the effectiveness of CW with two third grade classes in one school year.

Year of Submission

2004

Degree Name

Master of Arts

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Department

Division of School Library Studies

First Advisor

Barbara R. Safford

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Date Original

1-14-2004

Object Description

1 PDF file (vii, 169 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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