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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Dunham, Victoria K. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
Today, the importance of learning mathematics and reading by students in our schools has been underscored by the introduction of various high-stakes testing regimens in all states across the country. The requirements mandated by the No Child Left Behind Act (2002) necessitated a response to intervention that introduced many difficult challenges…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Factor Analysis, High Stakes Tests, Competence
Fuller, Julia Susanne – ProQuest LLC, 2011
The purchase of 21st-century technologies for each middle school teacher in my school system coinciding with a historic lack of significant professional development in technology integration provided the impetus for the study. To address the problem, professional development focused on helping teachers use student response systems and mobile…
Descriptors: Professional Development, Student Reaction, Student Attitudes, Audience Response Systems