ERIC Number: EJ942472
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 8
Active Learning in Large Classes: Can Small Interventions Produce Greater Results than Are Statistically Predictable?
Adrian, Lynne M.
Journal of General Education, v59 n4 p223-237 2010
Six online postings and six one-minute papers were added to an introductory first-year class, forming 5 percent of the final grade, but represented significant intervention in class functioning and amount of active learning. Active learning produced results in student performance beyond the percentage of the final grade it constituted. (Contains 1 table and 10 figures.)
Descriptors: Active Learning, Intervention, Teaching Methods, Instructional Effectiveness, Achievement Gains, Course Descriptions, Correlation, Student Reaction, Large Group Instruction, Statistical Significance
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Higher Education
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Identifiers - Location: Alabama