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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
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
Mills, Jeremy Ryan – ProQuest LLC, 2012
A single-subject withdrawal design paired with content quizzes was used to examine the effect of clickers on three dependent variables (student engagement, math quiz scores, and inappropriate behavior) with students diagnosed with high-incidence disabilities in a secondary grade level resource math class and a secondary grade level inclusive math…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Secondary School Mathematics, Secondary School Students, Mathematics Instruction
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
Shariff, Sya Azmeela Binti – ProQuest LLC, 2012
Promoting active learning among students may result in greater learning and more positive attitudes in university-level large lecture classes. One way of promoting active learning in large lecture classes is via the use of a think-pair-share instructional strategy, which combines student participation in class discussions via clicker technology…
Descriptors: Incentives, Student Attitudes, Lecture Method, Instructional Design
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
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
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
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
Diaz, Jorge Luis – ProQuest LLC, 2012
This research study was conducted in order to use the created program Interactive Classroom Educational Technology (ICETS) with students attending an inner-city high school for developing testing skills to enable higher scores on the test formally known as the American College Test (ACT), now simply named the ACT, English subtest. The proposed…
Descriptors: Educational Strategies, Intervention, Educational Change, Urban Schools
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
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
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
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