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Kay, Robin; LeSage, Ann; Knaack, Liesel – Journal of Interactive Learning Research, 2010
To date, extensive research has been done on the use of Audience Response Systems (ARSs) in colleges and universities, but not in secondary school schools. The purpose of this study was to conduct a detailed formative analysis on the benefits, challenges, and use of ARSs from the perspective of 659 secondary school students. Key benefits reported…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Audience Response, Audiences, Classrooms
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Gunel, Murat; Hand, Brian; McDermott, Mark Andrew – Learning and Instruction, 2009
Writing-to-learn activities in science classrooms can have an impact on student learning. This study sought to examine if the audience for which students write explanations of biology concepts affects their understanding of these concepts. One hundred eighteen Year 9/10 biology students from four classes participated in the study. There were four…
Descriptors: Audiences, Biology, Educational Strategies, Science Instruction
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Flynn, Brian S.; Worden, John K.; Bunn, Janice Yanushka; Dorwaldt, Anne L.; Connolly, Scott W.; Ashikaga, Takamaru – Health Education & Behavior, 2007
Mass media interventions are among the strategies recommended for youth cigarette smoking prevention, but little is known about optimal methods for reaching diverse youth audiences. Grades 4 through 12 samples of youth from four states (n = 1,230) rated smoking-prevention messages in classroom settings. Similar proportions of African American,…
Descriptors: Smoking, Prevention, Ethnic Groups, Audiences