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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
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
Talkmitt, Marcia Joy – ProQuest LLC, 2013
The purpose of this study was to explore the evolution of collaborative practices of PLCs as they emerge when using technology based formative assessment via iFAIT or innovative Formative Assessment with Instruction and Technology developed by the researcher using audience response systems and the online data compiler, Eduphoria!. This study used…
Descriptors: Technology Uses in Education, Formative Evaluation, Audience Response Systems, Mixed Methods Research
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
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