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Lorenzo-Alvarez, Rocio; Rudolphi-Solero, Teodoro; Ruiz-Gomez, Miguel J.; Sendra-Portero, Francisco – Anatomical Sciences Education, 2020
Game-based learning can have a positive impact on medical education, and virtual worlds have great potential for supporting immersive online games. It is necessary to reinforce current medical students' knowledge about radiological anatomy and radiological signs. To meet this need, the objectives of this study were: to design a competition-based…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Simulated Environment, Virtual Classrooms, Medical Education
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Owen, Helen E.; Licorish, Sherlock A. – Journal of Information Technology Education: Research, 2020
Aim/Purpose: We aimed to investigate the circumstances under which Kahoot! (a Game-based Student Response System (GSRS)) increases junior and senior Information Science university students' learning and knowledge retention beyond that of traditional teaching methods. We also explored whether the positive learning impacts of Kahoot! vary as a…
Descriptors: Game Based Learning, Audience Response Systems, Instructional Effectiveness, Undergraduate Students
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Robertson, Barbara; Flowers, Mark J. – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2020
The course materials students are expected to utilise in online instruction vary. Studies have shown that students tend to enjoy online courses with lecture videos more than those without, but few studies have measured the impact of lecture videos on student outcomes. Do lecture videos increase student understanding and retention, thus improving…
Descriptors: Lecture Method, Teaching Methods, Outcomes of Education, Computer Software
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Janes, Jessica L.; Dunlosky, John; Rawson, Katherine A.; Jasnow, Aaron – Applied Cognitive Psychology, 2020
"Successive relearning" combines two effective learning techniques (retrieval practice and spaced practice) and involves practicing retrieval until some level of mastery has been reached (i.e., at least one correct retrieval attempt) in each of multiple sessions. Several laboratory studies have demonstrated the promise of successive…
Descriptors: Learning Processes, Retention (Psychology), Academic Achievement, High Stakes Tests
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Sowey, Eric R. – Statistics Education Research Journal, 2020
Statistical methods are an indispensable partner in all scientific work and in many other professional and commercial fields. So it is not surprising that statistics is widely studied at university. Yet most students never complete more than a single course in the discipline -- and that is usually early in their studies. In this situation…
Descriptors: Statistics, Long Term Memory, Retention (Psychology), Instructional Effectiveness
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Guo, Daibao; McTigue, Erin M.; Matthews, Sharon D.; Zimmer, Wendi – Educational Psychology Review, 2020
The current systematic review aimed to investigate "in what ways the incorporation of visual display tasks benefits K-12 students' content-area learning." After screening 1693 articles at abstract level and a systematic evaluation of methodological quality, we synthesized 44 articles for this review. The qualitative synthesis of the…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Teaching Methods, Comprehension, Retention (Psychology)
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Saritas, Davut; Polat, Mahmut – Educational Policy Analysis and Strategic Research, 2020
In this study, the effects of a documentary and a biographical film, which was watched in an informal environment, on the prospective science teachers' nature of science (NOS) views were examined. The study conducted according to the mixed research methodology. The data were obtained through the open-ended questionnaire prepared by considering the…
Descriptors: Films, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Scientific Principles
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Merkt, Martin; Lux, Sabrina; Hoogerheide, Vincent; van Gog, Tamara; Schwan, Stephan – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2020
Two experiments investigated the effects of an instructional video's setting on learners' retention and application of the video content. Experiment 1 explored competing hypotheses based on theoretical assumptions about whether an authentic setting would serve as a distraction or as a cue for the instructor's expertise. Participants (N = 59)…
Descriptors: Instructional Films, Instructional Effectiveness, Retention (Psychology), Video Technology
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Olagbaju, Oladotun O.; Popoola, Adeolu G. – International Journal of Technology in Education, 2020
Perennial poor performance in English language in public examinations has been linked to the proliferation of social media tools in the classroom. However, contrary to the general belief that social media hinders learning and distracts learners' attention, this study attempted to improve the quality of instruction through social media-supported…
Descriptors: Social Media, Outcomes of Education, Instructional Effectiveness, Grade 11
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Klingbeil, David A.; January, Stacy-Ann A.; Ardoin, Scott P. – Journal of Behavioral Education, 2020
Longstanding gaps between the reading achievement of English learner (EL) students and native English speakers highlight the need for evidence-based reading interventions validated for EL students. This study compared the efficacy of two flashcard-based interventions, incremental rehearsal (IR) and strategic incremental rehearsal (SIR), for…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Elementary School Students, Intervention, Generalization
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Adedokun-Shittu, Nafisat A.; Ajani, Adedeji Hammed; Nuhu, Kehinde Muritala; Shittu, AbdulJaleel Kehinde – Education and Information Technologies, 2020
The emergence of new technological innovations in classroom has brought about greater changes in pedagogy especially in concepts related to abstraction such as Geography. Geography teaching and learning particularly elements of physical Geography, is mostly approached in a conventional pedagogical manner even as the concept consist abstractions.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Geography, Computer Simulation, Tests
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Aktepe, Zeynep Tuba; Yildiz, Ali – Online Submission, 2020
The purpose of the study is to explore the effect of writing to learn activities including letter, summary, and poster on academic achievement in the fourth grade science course called introduction to matter unit. The study was carried out via pre-test post-test control group design, one of the quasi experimental research designs. The achievement…
Descriptors: Instructional Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Scientific Concepts, Retention (Psychology)
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Voice, Alison; Stirton, Arran – New Directions in the Teaching of Physical Sciences, 2020
The use of spaced repetition within a physics higher education thermodynamics module has been analysed for: its pattern of use by students; its effect on memory and performance in the end of module exam; and performance in a delayed test after the summer vacation. A custom-built web app with the facility to generate a personalised repetition…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Physics, Higher Education, Thermodynamics
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Fiorella, Logan; Kuhlmann, Shelbi – Journal of Educational Psychology, 2020
This study tested whether creating drawings helps students generate higher-quality oral explanations during learning by teaching, thereby enhancing learning outcomes. 120 college students studied a scientific text about the human respiratory system. Students then either taught the material on video to a fictitious peer by orally explaining…
Descriptors: Freehand Drawing, Teaching Methods, Outcomes of Education, College Students
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Sendurur, Emine; Dogusoy, Berrin; Yondemir Çaliskan, Neslihan – Interactive Learning Environments, 2020
This study aims to investigate the effectiveness of the subtitles embedded into either declarative or procedural video on non-native Turkish speakers' understandings of the content. In addition, their perceived difficulties about and eye behaviors during watching the two videos were explored. There were 40 volunteer international students from…
Descriptors: Informal Education, Cognitive Processes, Difficulty Level, Turkish
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