ERIC Number: EJ934292
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2011-Aug
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 53
A Student View of Technology in the Classroom: Does It Enhance the Seven Principles of Good Practice in Undergraduate Education?
McCabe, Deborah Brown; Meuter, Matthew L.
Journal of Marketing Education, v33 n2 p149-159 Aug 2011
There has been an explosion of classroom technologies, yet there is a lack of research investigating the connection between classroom technology and student learning. This research project explores faculty usage of classroom-based course management software, student usage and opinions of these software tools, and an exploration of whether or not the use of classroom-based course management software enhances student perceptions of learning based on the Seven Principles of Good Practice in Undergraduate Education. The authors find that although students enjoy using many of the course management tools, they do not see the tools as highly effective at enhancing the learning experience. When designing courses and considering if or how to use course management tools, it is critical for faculty to consider the connection between the Seven Principles for Good Practice in Undergraduate Education and the specific technology tools. Implications of the research findings and suggestions for improved use of classroom management software tools are provided. (Contains 3 tables.)
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Undergraduate Study, Educational Technology, Learning Experience, Educational Principles, Influence of Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Courseware, Use Studies, Cognitive Style, Student Attitudes, Participant Satisfaction, Best Practices, Educational Practices
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: California