Allison H. Hall
University of Illinois at Chicago
Publications 5
#1Xinghua Wang (NIE: National Institute of Education)
#2Allison H. Hall (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 2
Last.Qiyun Wang (NIE: National Institute of Education)H-Index: 14
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This study investigated a 3-year implementation of accredited massive online open courses (MOOCs) in a conventional university in China. Fifteen students and two staff were interviewed, and relevant policy documents were examined. Thematic analysis was utilised to analyse the data. The study found that students mostly took a wary stance towards accredited MOOCs, while the university supported them. Reasons for students’ favour and disfavour were explored. There was widespread online absenteeism,...
#1Cindy Litman (WestEd)H-Index: 3
#2Stacy Marple (WestEd)H-Index: 1
Last.Susan R. Goldman (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 43
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This study presents a descriptive analysis of 71 videotaped lessons taught by 34 highly regarded secondary English language arts, history, and science teachers, collected to inform an intervention focused on evidence-based argumentation from multiple text sources. Studying the practices of highly regarded teachers is valuable for identifying promising practices and stubborn obstacles to reform. We found that although these highly regarded teachers allocated 3 times more class time to working wit...
#1Teresa Sosa (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 3
#2Allison H. Hall (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 2
Last.Carol D. Lee (NU: Northwestern University)H-Index: 25
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Literature can be a powerful resource for adolescents’ psychosocial development, as it provides opportunities to experience the world through the perspectives of others and juxtapose these with one’s own experiences. However, gaining access to these perspectives requires going beyond literal words on the page to explore interpretive meanings. This mixed-methods case study addresses the need to better understand how adolescent students learn to interpret literary works. Specifically, 9th-grade st...
#1José W Meléndez (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 1
#2Allison H. Hall (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 2
Last.Brian Slattery (UIC: University of Illinois at Chicago)H-Index: 4
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We write the following case on the design of our graduate student reading group that was formed as a result of our desire to build the necessary foundation for applying CHAT literature and learning theories in our work. The Cultural Historical Activity Theory reading group (“CHATchat”) was specifically created and designed with the intention of providing a common language and set of shared constructs which members could use as a jumping board for pursuing individual research interests. The desig...