Date of Award
Master of Science
Curriculum and Instruction
The rationale behind this thesis is to investigate the numerous influences of the iPod on the language skills of elementary students including oral fluency, reading, comprehension and oral expressions. This research additionally aims to analyze the attitude of students along with in-service teachers towards the benefits of the iPod as a new tool of instruction. The results illustrated in the research will enable the readers to acquire a deeper understanding about the potential use of the iPod in elementary school Language Arts classes. This research could also possibly facilitate in-service teachers to discover how to incorporate new technology into the classroom environment by gaining valuable insight regarding students' reactions toward this tool.
Wang, Wei, "Reading tutors using the iPod to enhance and motivate struggling literacy learners' reading ability" (2008). Graduate Theses and Dissertations. 11041.