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Rumahlatu, Dominggus; Sangur, Kristin; Liline, Sintje – International Journal of Instruction, 2020
This research aims at investigating the effect of Complex Instruction integrated with Team Product (CITP) learning model on students' creative thinking skills, critical thinking skills, metacognitive skills, scientific attitudes, cognitive learning results, and retention. This research used quasi-experimental design with pretest-posttest…
Descriptors: Creative Thinking, Critical Thinking, Thinking Skills, Metacognition
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Farmer, E. Christa; Catalano, Amy J.; Halpern, Adam J. – TechTrends: Linking Research and Practice to Improve Learning, 2020
In a Fall 2017 introductory course in Environmental Geology, homework assignments alternated between traditional textbook chapters in an electronic format and adaptive learning platform (ALP) modules on the Smart Sparrow (www.smartsparrow.com) platform to assess student preference for and satisfaction with either modality. Few studies have…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Preferences, Textbooks, Electronic Publishing
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Nsor-Ambala, Randolph – Accounting Education, 2020
The study explored the application of closed-book, open-book and cheat-sheet exams in an undergraduate cost and management accounting course at a university in Ghana. 198 students participated in an exploratory study examining how the different exam types impact on exam scores, pre-exam anxiety and knowledge retention. The study improves on the…
Descriptors: Accounting, Teaching Methods, Undergraduate Students, Management Development
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Ünal, Kerim; Yelken, Tugba Yanpar – English Language Teaching, 2020
The aim of this study was not only to help pre-service English language teachers (PS-ELTs) to design vocabulary learning materials for a web-supported situated learning (SL) environment but also to have them learn the vocabulary they used to prepare those materials in the web-supported SL environment. Also, the effects of this process on the…
Descriptors: Situated Learning, Content Analysis, Self Esteem, Vocabulary Development
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Kluchnyk, Maria; Grad, Roland; Pluye, Pierre; Thomas, Aliki – Education for Information, 2020
Spaced education (SE) is a learning strategy that can improve long-term knowledge retention. Inspired by the concept of SE, we conducted a mixed methods study of a smartphone application (app) as a platform of SE. Objectives were to: (phase 1 quantitative) estimate the extent to which weekly alerts on the app can stimulate medical residents to…
Descriptors: Intervals, Learning Strategies, Retention (Psychology), Graduate Medical Education
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Kula, Sultan Selen; Budak, Yusuf – Pegem Journal of Education and Instruction, 2020
This study was carried out to test the effects of reciprocal teaching on reading comprehension skills, learning retention and self-efficacy perception of reading comprehension. Research was conducted in 4th grade Turkish lessons of a primary school located in the Central Anatolia region of Turkey with experimental and control groups of 25 randomly…
Descriptors: Reciprocal Teaching, Reading Comprehension, Retention (Psychology), Self Efficacy
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Pinar, Emine; Yildiz, Ali – Online Submission, 2020
The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of journal writing, which is one of the "writing to learn" activities, on students' academic achievement, learning retention, and attitudes towards science in the elementary school fourth grade science course unit called "Illumination and Sound Technologies".…
Descriptors: Journal Writing, Student Journals, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Activities
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Pryke, Sam – Learning and Teaching: The International Journal of Higher Education in the Social Sciences, 2020
Socrative is an online platform that allows a teacher to put questions to students through an app on their smart phone or tablet. In existence since 2011, its use is now quite common in university teaching. But is Socrative any good? This article reviews the literature on the device and discusses my research on the use of the app, the first…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Audience Response Systems, Computer Oriented Programs, Handheld Devices
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Rosenthal, Sonny; Walker, Zachary – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2020
Video compositing can be used to combine images of the instructor and content, which the instructor can monitor in real time. We evaluated the student experience of this "live composite" format in two carefully designed experiments. Results showed the perceived quality of and student preference for live composite lectures is not…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Lecture Method, Educational Technology, Conventional Instruction
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Howe, Eric E. – International Dialogues on Education: Past and Present, 2019
The study of art, especially perspective, involves the use of specialized vocabulary words which can be difficult to learn. Metacognitive reflection (MR) offers a method to improve student learning of academic language. Teacher feedback on students' reflections provides additional benefits. This quasi-experimental study measured the influence of…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Art Education, Vocabulary Development, Academic Language
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Harris, Nicolette; Welch Bacon, Cailee E. – Athletic Training Education Journal, 2019
Objective: To systematically review current literature to determine whether active learning is more successful than passive learning at producing cognitive skills in health care professions students. Data Sources: An electronic search was conducted in 4 databases: EBSCO-CINAHL, EBSCO-Sport Discus, Educational Resources Information Center, and…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Cognitive Ability, Retention (Psychology), Blended Learning
Oueini, Simela – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This purpose of this paper is to deepen the understanding for a problem of practice in the mathematics educators' classroom of low retention of information thus leading to poor mathematics achievement. The identification of the problem of practice led to a development of a research focus examining the effects of using intelligent tutoring software…
Descriptors: Intelligent Tutoring Systems, Geometry, Mathematics Instruction, Retention (Psychology)
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Fairfax, Emily; Brown, Megan R. M. – Journal of Geoscience Education, 2019
People with disabilities are chronically underrepresented in many geoscience departments across the country. There are a number of proposed reasons why this under-representation persists, one of which is lack of instructor training in designing accessible curriculum and making high-quality accommodations. This not only puts students with…
Descriptors: Geology, College Science, Undergraduate Students, Science Laboratories
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Ferguson, Karen; Aitken, Renee – Online Journal of Distance Learning Administration, 2019
Traditionally, online learning has been limited to written lectures, readings, discussions, and assignments with an occasional video presentation or simulation included due to the limitations of technology (Kirkwood & Price, 2013). While this form of learning has served the online environment well, the process does not address individual…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Individual Needs, Electronic Learning, Retention (Psychology)
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Landrum, R. Eric; Gurung, Regan A. R.; Amsel, Eric – Teaching of Psychology, 2019
We compared the performance of senior psychology majors, introductory psychology students, and similarly aged individuals with no college psychology on seven different outcome measures including multiple-choice knowledge tests, attitudes, and open-ended scenarios requiring qualitative responses. On all measures, both senior psychology majors and…
Descriptors: Psychology, Academic Achievement, Introductory Courses, Majors (Students)
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