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ERIC Number: EJ1251895
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2020-Jun
Pages: 10
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0119-5646
Active Learning in Undergraduate Mathematics Tutorials via Cooperative Problem-Based Learning and Peer Assessment with Interactive Online Whiteboards
Ng, Oi-Lam; Ting, Fridolin; Lam, Wai Hung; Liu, Minnie
Asia-Pacific Education Researcher, v29 n3 p285-294 Jun 2020
It has been well documented that active learning (AL) improves student learning outcomes in education. This quasi-experimental study explores the effect of active learning on students' knowledge of calculus concepts, in the form of the Calculus Concept Inventory (CCI), regular assignment scores, and test scores, during an 8-week calculus tutorial program. The active pedagogies used were cooperative problem-based learning and peer assessment, implemented using an interactive online whiteboard (IOWB) called RealtimeBoard. This study reveals statistically significant evidence that active learning increases students' conceptual understanding and graded assignment performance in a first-year calculus class in Hong Kong. Furthermore, this study contributes towards a better understanding of how active learning can be implemented effectively in Asian tertiary mathematics education.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong
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