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Schulz, Thomas J. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This study compared the effects of high-tech (e.g., clickers) and low-tech (e.g., response cards) active responding strategies during whole-group English language arts in two first-grade classrooms serving students with and without disabilities. The authors combined an ABAB reversal design with an alternating treatments design to compare the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Student Behavior, Student Reaction
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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