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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
Dix, Yvette Ellsworth – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The objective of this quasi-experimental quantitative study was to determine if the use of a student response system, combined with an interactive whiteboard, led to increased student achievement in mathematics within a fifth grade classroom as measured by a district benchmark assessment and the annual Arizona Instrument to Measure Standards…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Student Reaction, Mathematics Achievement, Elementary School Mathematics
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
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