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Holmes, Neil – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this quasi-experimental quantitative study was to determine if the incorporation of a student response system in third grade mathematics led to an increase in student achievement as measured by the MAP Growth: Math 2-5 CCSS 2010 V2 interim assessment. The study was founded on the basis that providing students with educational…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 3, Audience Response Systems
Schulz, Thomas J. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This study compared the effects of high-tech (e.g., clickers) and low-tech (e.g., response cards) active responding strategies during whole-group English language arts in two first-grade classrooms serving students with and without disabilities. The authors combined an ABAB reversal design with an alternating treatments design to compare the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Student Behavior, Student Reaction
Nelson, Bryan T. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
Formative assessment has long been used to gauge students' understanding of course material prior to taking an exam. With the advent of more advanced technology, only recently have instructors been able to combine formative assessment with a student response system to allow students to respond to questions in real time during class. Previous…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Student Evaluation, Evaluation Methods, Statistics
Ejiofor, Virginia – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Clickers are handheld technology tools that provide an opportunity to engage students and enhance their learning. In nursing literature, little research has focused on the experiences of nurse educators who use or have used clicker technology in the classroom. To understand the phenomenon of their experiences, one overarching question was…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Audience Response Systems, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
Watson, Tiffany – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Student engagement refers to the behaviors that suggest whether a student is interested in the learning process. Finn (1989) developed the participation-identification model to explain the correlation between student engagement and identification with school, suggesting that increased participation leads to an increased sense of belongingness in…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Accuracy, Audience Response Systems, Teaching Methods
Moore, Michael Edward – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Vision and Change states that one of the major changes in the way we design biology courses should be a switch in approach from teacher-centered learning to student-centered learning and identifies active learning as a recommended methods. Studies show performance benefits for students taking courses that use active learning. What is unknown is…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Learning Motivation, Active Learning, Biology
Vondruska, Judy A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Over the past decade, peer instruction and the introduction of student response systems has provided a means of improving student engagement and achievement in large-lecture settings. While the nature of the student discourse occurring during peer instruction is less understood, existing studies have shown student ideas about the subject,…
Descriptors: Interaction, Peer Teaching, Introductory Courses, Physics
Nice, Shelly – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine whether the use of interactive learning technology in the classroom can impact knowledge retention among students as compared to classrooms where interactive learning technology was not utilized. Through a quasi-experimental design, the study explored non-cognitive factor relationships to knowledge…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Retention (Psychology), Influence of Technology, Educational Technology
Hales, Kelly B. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
School district administrators are required to manage educational outcomes while overseeing tight budgets. Every dollar must be accounted for and serve a student-based purpose. Therefore, the purpose of this mixed-methods research study was to examine whether classroom response systems (CRS) had an effect on the academic performance of grade ten…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Academic Achievement, Mixed Methods Research, Grade 10