Degree Type

Thesis

Date of Award

2008

Degree Name

Master of Science

Department

Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Denise Schmidt

Abstract

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.

Copyright Owner

Wei Wang

Language

en

Date Available

2012-04-30

File Format

application/pdf

File Size

91 pages

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