technology

Effect
Average

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Learning

Points

DETAILED INFORMATION

CONTEXT

Country Israel
GDP per capita 20,618

INTERVENTION

Implementation year 1994
Implementer Government
Duration (months) 13
Cost Programme schools received an average of about 40 computers for a cost of $120,000 per school, which would pay wages of up to 4 teachers in Israel
Intervention details Program focused on computerization of the education system, which included teacher training and procurement of hardware and software

METHODOLOGY

Evaluation design Randomized evaluation
Cluster definition School

REFERENCES

Study Angrist, Joshua, and Victor Lavy. "New Evidence on Classroom Computers and Pupil Learning." The Economic Journal 112, no. 482 (2002): 735-765.

EFFECTS

Sample Outcome Test Source Table Observations Statistics on Effects%2%
Grade 8 Language National standardized exams 99999 2,593 2.593 Coeff: 0.60; SE: 3.70; SD: 100.00
Grade 8 Math National standardized exams 99999 2,621 2.621 Coeff: -0.14; SE: 6.40; SD: 100.00
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