ERIC Number: EJ1103789
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jul
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 100
Effectiveness of Student Response Systems in Terms of Learning Environment, Attitudes and Achievement
Cohn, Stephen T.; Fraser, Barry J.
Learning Environments Research, v19 n2 p153-167 Jul 2016
In order to investigate the effectiveness of using Student Response Systems (SRS) among grade 7 and 8 science students in New York, the How Do You Feel About This Class? (HDYFATC) questionnaire was administered to 1097 students (532 students did use SRS and 565 students who did not use SRS). Data analyses attested to the sound factorial validity and internal consistency reliability of the HDYFATC, as well as its ability to differentiate between the perceptions of students in different classrooms. Very large differences between users and non-users of SRS, ranging from 1.17 to 2.45 standard deviations for various learning environment scales, attitudes and achievement, supported the efficacy of using SRS.
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Educational Environment, Attitudes, Achievement, Grade 7, Grade 8, Science Instruction, Questionnaires, Data Analysis, Middle School Students, Student Attitudes, Item Analysis, Reliability
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Grade 7; Junior High Schools; Middle Schools; Elementary Education; Secondary Education; Grade 8
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Identifiers - Location: New York