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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
Watson, Tiffany – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Student engagement refers to the behaviors that suggest whether a student is interested in the learning process. Finn (1989) developed the participation-identification model to explain the correlation between student engagement and identification with school, suggesting that increased participation leads to an increased sense of belongingness in…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Accuracy, Audience Response Systems, Teaching Methods
Moore, Michael Edward – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Vision and Change states that one of the major changes in the way we design biology courses should be a switch in approach from teacher-centered learning to student-centered learning and identifies active learning as a recommended methods. Studies show performance benefits for students taking courses that use active learning. What is unknown is…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Learning Motivation, Active Learning, Biology
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
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
Lynch, Lucinda Ann – ProQuest LLC, 2013
Due to the increased access of Pods, Internet, games and communication devices, teachers are finding that students are less receptive to traditional teaching methods. One rural Northeast Georgia high school purchased a wireless student response system, "clickers," for teachers to use to engage students. The purpose of this study was to…
Descriptors: Grade 11, High School Students, Mathematics Instruction, Audience Response Systems
Lee, Hyun Ju – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This study reports middle school astronomy classes that implemented photographs and classroom response systems (CRSs) in a discussion-oriented pedagogy with a curriculum unit for the topics of "day-night" and "cause of seasons." In the new pedagogy, a teacher presented conceptual questions with photographs, her 6th grade…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Grade 6, Secondary School Science, Astronomy
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
Felt, Wallace A. – ProQuest LLC, 2011
This qualitative case study of a rural high school examines the impact of technology tools on secondary science classrooms. Specifically, document cameras, student response systems, and probeware are examined for their affect in instructional practices in science classrooms where they are used. Observational data, student surveys, and teacher…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Case Studies, Rural Schools, High Schools
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