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ERIC Number: EJ1126025
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1927-6044
Effects of Digital Story on Academic Achievement, Learning Motivation and Retention among University Students
Aktas, Elif; Yurt, Serap Uzuner
International Journal of Higher Education, v6 n1 p180-196 2017
The aim of this study was to determine the effect of the learning environment where digital stories are used as a learning material on the motivation, academic success, retention, and students' opinions. The study was carried out with mixed method which is a combination of quantitative and qualitative research approach. The study was implemented in Recep Tayyip Erdogan University Education Faculty Turkish Education Department. Participants included 61 students, 31 in experimental group and 30 in control group. To analyse the quantitative data; descriptive statistics, Student's t test and Paired sample t test were used. In analysis of qualitative data collected through semi-structured interviews, content analysis was performed. Study results showed that digital stories have a positive effect on the academic achievement, motivation and retention in the experimental group. In addition, the students in the experimental group were found to report a positive opinion on the application of digital stories.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Turkey
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Academic Motivation Scale
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