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Action Research Reports

The Action Research projects linked to this web page were written and edited by the teachers in the eLEARN Program. Feel free to contact them with any questions.

Full Name School Content Area Topic Link
Dawn Barry JHHS Biology How will the use of a Review CD affect students' knowledge and skills related to Biology and the final exam? Link
Susan Gorr WHS Biology How will the use of virtual field trips, and internet based assignments, affect student motivation, attitude, and student achievement related to General Biology in the unit Biotechnology? Link
Shannon Chambers WHS Biology How will the use of virtual field trips, and internet based assignments, affect student motivation, attitude, and student achievement related to General Biology in the unit Biotechnology? Link
Deborah Conners PHS Biology How will the use of digital media affect students' skills and attitudes related to experiments in science? Link
Becky French JHHS CTE (BTLS) How will the use of technology, including online calendars, affect student productivity and motivation on group projects in a Sports Marketing class? Link
Dan Ludwigsen JHHS CTE (BTLS) How will the graphic arts web site affect students' attitudes toward assignments? Link
Robin Bialeschki JHHS Counseling How will the use of electronic calendars affect the skills and behaviors of struggling learners? Link
Kathleen Fox BGHS Counseling How will the use of technology affect students' desires and behaviors related to researching post-high school educational planning and career development? Link
Polly Knudsen BGHS Counseling How will the use of electronic materials affect students' attendance at the Career Expo? Link
Maxine Levy BGHS Counseling How will the use of electronic materials affect students' attendance at the Career Expo? Link
Britt Connell EGHS English How will the use of online chatting affect students' knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors related to the novel The Great Gatsby? Link
Teri Buczinsky PHS English How will the use of a virtual field trip affect students' behavior related to vocabulary development? (To what degree will students use the site?) Link
Dale Dassonville JHHS English How will the use of camcorders, studio lighting, and iMovie affect students' knowledge related to the visual style of film noir? Link
Becki Hagberg-Cohen PHS English How will use of the internet and PowerPoint affect students' ability to discern and recognize scholarly web sites, to distill information to its major points, and to create interesting and effective methods of presentation? Link
Mary Luckritz-DIV HEAD RMHS English How will the use of iMovie affect students' attitudes related to William Shakespeare's plays? Link
Lisa Martineau EGHS English How will the use of a virtual field trip affect students' knowledge and attitude in English? Link
Jim Schiferl JHHS English How will the use of chat rooms, for the discussion of literature, affect students' engagement in discussion of literature and key ideas? Also, will they encourage more participation by students who tend to be shy or afraid to speak in class? Link
Karen Barrett WHS English How will the use of weblogs affect students' skills and attitudes related to discussion in the American Studies Literature units? Link
Joy Woollen RMHS English I would like to create an online conference to increase student participation in literary discussions. Link
Nathan Aslinger - APSS RMHS ESL How will the use of iMovie and PowerPoint increase students' English in a limited English classroom? Link
Dian Perkins WHS ESL How will the use of SkillsTutor affect students' knowledge, skills, and behaviors in ESL classes? Link
Patrick Thorburn RMHS ESL How will the use of myskillstutor.com affect students' knowledge, skills, and attitudes related to the mastery of language arts and writing skills? Link
Gabriella Stetz-Jackson  (ATC) JHHS WL German How will the use of PowerPoint vocabulary presentations affect students' knowledge and use of the German vocabulary? Link
Adrianna Sapien JHHS WL Spanish How will the use of the PowerPoint vocabulary and grammar presentations affect the knowledge and use of the Spanish language with students that have special needs? Link
Lyn Comer JHHS History How will the use of ACT software affect student attitudes related to practicing for the reading portion on the ACT? Link
Dan Davisson EGHS History How will the use of ACT software affect student attitudes related to practicing for the reading portion on the ACT? Link
Maria Eichstaedt EGHS Librarian How will the use of the Reading web site affect students' attitudes and behaviors related to choosing and reading books from the library? Link
Bob Brown JHHS Mathematics How will the use of the TI-83 graphing calculator affect students' knowledge, skills, attitudes, and behaviors related to mathematics? Link
Frank Haralambakis RMHS Mathematics How will the use of a PowerPoint presentation affect students' knowledge and skills in mathematics? Link
Binh Huynh BGHS Mathematics How will the use of animated computer generated demonstrations with GeoSketchpad affect students' knowledge, skills, attitudes, aspirations, and behaviors related to learning the Trigonometric Unit Circle? Link
Derek Swierczek WHS Mathematics How will the use of Geometer's Sketchpad affect students' knowledge, skills, and attitudes related to mathematics? Link
Ronda Whippo BGHS Mathematics How will the increased use of graphing calculators and computer simulations affect students' attitudes and perceptions regarding their attention in class and their understanding of mathematical topics? Link
Brian Biernacki EGHS Mathematics How will the use of Ed Performance affect students' knowledge, skills, and attitudes related to mathematics? Link
Brian Lichtenberger-Director of Operations FVEC (Physical Ed) Will use of Fitlinxx cause an increase in use of the fitness center after school? Link
Cindy Trent RMHS Science LEP How will the use of a video situation affect students' results related to a laboratory based test question on a LEP Physical Science exam? Link
Steve Prorak EGHS Science I have written at least 20 different computer programs for students over the years. I have felt that they help students in learning specific concepts or techniques especially in areas where drill and practice can help their learning. Link
Dick Trent EGHS Science How will the use of video demonstrations affect students' ability to express their knowledge? Link
James Adair PHS Social Studies How will the use of online study guides in social studies affect students' knowledge, skills, and behaviors related to social studies? Link
Eileen Hart - Principal RMHS Social Studies How will the use of written directions and demonstrations with multiple types of software affect students' abilities to learn new and different software packages more easily and quickly? Link
Tricia Anderson WHS CTE How will the use of written directions and demonstrations with multiple types of software affect students' abilities to learn new and different software packages more easily and quickly? Link
Kathy Klaczek WHS Driver's Ed How will the use of the PowerPoint vocabulary review programs affect students' knowledge, skills, and attitudes in history class? Link
Diana Clarke JHHS Technology How has the role of the ATC affected staff use of, and attitudes toward, technology? Link
Brian Hauck WHS Technology How has the ATC role impacted staff knowledge, skills, attitudes, behaviors, and aspirations related to the use of technology? Link
Frank Novak PHS Technology Will replacing classroom computers with laptops for teachers, and installing a building-wide wireless network, impact the integration of technology for instructional purposes? Link
Jessica Tucker RMHS Math How will the use of Photoshop Elements affect students' skills, attitudes, and aspirations related to desktop publishing? Link


 
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