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ERIC Number: EJ812502
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008
Pages: 6
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 14
ISSN: ISSN-8756-7555
Reeling in the Big Fish: Changing Pedagogy to Encourage the Completion of Reading Assignments
Carney, Amy G.; Fry, Sara Winstead; Gabriele, Rosaria V.; Ballard, Michelle
College Teaching, v56 n4 p195-200 Fall 2008
The authors examined how the regular use of Monte Carlo Quizzes, learning logs, or non-random quizzes impacted student completion of assigned reading and preparedness for class. A questionnaire was used to gather data on student perceptions and self-reported reading behavior in response to each of the methods over the course of a semester. Results suggested that students in classes that used the learning log method were more motivated to complete readings, felt better able to contribute to class discussions, and were more likely to recommend the assessment method than students in classes that used the other methods. (Contains 1 table.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Language: English
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