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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
Bear, Teresa J. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This quantitative action science research study utilized a causal-comparative experimental research design in order to determine if the use of student response systems (clickers), as an active learning strategy in a community college course, improved student performance in the course. Students in the experimental group (n = 26) used clickers to…
Descriptors: Action Research, Audience Response Systems, Active Learning, Academic Achievement
Amstelveen, Raoul H. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to design and implement a Classroom Response System, also known as a "clicker," to increase attendance in introductory statistics courses at an undergraduate university. Since 2010, non-attendance had been prevalent in introductory statistics courses. Moreover, non-attendance created undesirable classrooms…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Attendance, Introductory Courses, Statistics
Kokensparger, Brian Jay – ProQuest LLC, 2013
This study explored relationships between writing sample features and LMS usage patterns for 366 college students who enrolled in Theology courses, junior-level courses cross-listed with theology courses, or Senior Perspective Program courses in the fall semester of 2012. These hybrid courses were managed inside the Canvas(TM) learning management…
Descriptors: College Students, Theological Education, Blended Learning, Writing (Composition)
Kiefer, Julie M. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The current study sought to extend knowledge on effectiveness of Electronic Response Systems (ERS) or "clickers" in a college classroom by comparing student assessment performance between two sections ( n = 41 & 42) of a Biblical Studies course in a small evangelical university. Student characteristics were virtually identical in the…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Handheld Devices, Audience Response Systems, College Students
Rebeschi, Lisa M. – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Professional nurses are challenged to provide high quality, evidence-based care in today's increasingly complex healthcare environment. Thus, nurses need to develop an appreciation for life-long learning. Understanding student approach to learning may provide nurse educators with empirical evidence to support specific teaching/learning strategies…
Descriptors: Nursing Students, Program Effectiveness, Audience Response Systems, Learning Strategies
Shariff, Sya Azmeela Binti – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Promoting active learning among students may result in greater learning and more positive attitudes in university-level large lecture classes. One way of promoting active learning in large lecture classes is via the use of a think-pair-share instructional strategy, which combines student participation in class discussions via clicker technology…
Descriptors: Incentives, Student Attitudes, Lecture Method, Instructional Design
Manke-Brady, Melanie – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this study was to examine whether electronic response systems influence student metacognitions in large lecture settings, and how metacognitive processes are influenced. Moreover, this study compared electronic response systems with a low technology system and sought to establish whether differences exist in how the two response…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Metacognition, Technology Uses in Education, Quasiexperimental Design
Preast, Vanessa A. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Proponents of Michaelsen's Team-Based Learning (TBL) have claimed this teaching method quickly produces highly effective teams which are characterized by high trust among team members. Presumably, the high trust boosts performance because members feel less inhibited during discussions involving sharing personal views and challenging…
Descriptors: Teamwork, Cooperative Learning, Teaching Methods, Performance
Dailey, Rocky Allan – ProQuest LLC, 2012
The purpose of this qualitative transcendental phenomenological study was to examine the usage, attitudes, and perceptions of personal response system (PRS) use by teaching faculty who had used the technology in at least one course at Montana State University (MSU) in Bozeman in the past six years. Fifteen faculty members who had used PRS in their…
Descriptors: Phenomenology, Attitude Measures, Audience Response Systems, Handheld Devices
Padilla, Sandra – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Reading is the most critical skill determining college success. Yet, only 48% of students enrolled in developmental reading courses actually complete the required track. Critical examination in developmental education suggests that students do not complete developmental courses at the community college level due to the idea that the curriculum is…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Developmental Studies Programs, Reading Instruction, Remedial Reading
Morgan, Sheila – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Clickers have been used in schools for nearly a decade. However, there is limited research examining clicker influence on student achievement. Using the Mollborn and Hoekstra (2010) Clicker Model as its theoretical framework, this study investigated the influence of clicker use on higher education science classrooms. The research was conducted in…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, College Science, Science Instruction, Instructional Effectiveness
Wright, Dawn Elizabeth – ProQuest LLC, 2009
The purpose of this study was to investigate the use of a personal response system (PRS) in conjunction with a form of cooperative learning in an introductory, undergraduate psychology class to determine if the combination produced a beneficial impact on student academic achievement. Student attitudes toward use of a PRS with cooperative learning…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Cooperative Learning, Student Attitudes, Teaching Methods