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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
Camara, Phyllis – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The Program for International Assessment tested students in mathematics from 41 countries and found that students in the United States ranked in the lowest percentile. This struggle with math among youth in the United States prompted this quasi-experimental quantitative study about using interactive technology to engage and motivate 9th grade…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Foreign Countries, Quasiexperimental Design, Statistical Analysis
Hott, Brittany L. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Active participation is the hallmark of instructional accomplishment. Teachers have long sought ways of encouraging more active responding on the part of their students to increase achievement and also to decrease behavioral problems in the classroom. The literature regarding "Opportunities to Respond" (OTR) describes a variety of…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Behavior Problems, Emotional Problems, Secondary School Students
Gebru, Misganaw T. – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Retention of an introductory general chemistry course material is vital for student success in future chemistry and chemistry-related courses. This study investigated the effects of clickers versus online homework on students' long-term content retention, examined the effectiveness of online homework versus no graded homework on…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Audience Response Systems, Homework
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