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Grissett, Judy Orton; Huffman, Charles – Psychology Learning and Teaching, 2019
In the current study we examined students' course performance, perceptions, and self-reported use of an open textbook compared to a traditional publisher's textbook in an introductory psychology course. Sixty students from two course sections used either an open textbook or a traditional textbook. To minimize the effect of confounding variables,…
Descriptors: Textbooks, Student Attitudes, Shared Resources and Services, Psychology
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Min, Qiusha; Wang, Zhifeng; Liu, Neng – Innovations in Education and Teaching International, 2019
Recently, there has been a rapidly growing trend in non-English-speaking countries for English to be adopted as the medium of instruction in higher education. Consequently, it has become necessary to conduct research that will guide lecturers in effectively adopting (EMI) on campus. This paper presents a blended learning strategy that integrates a…
Descriptors: Computer Software, Computer Assisted Instruction, Teaching Methods, Language of Instruction
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Kolpikova, Elena P.; Chen, Derek C.; Doherty, Jennifer H. – CBE - Life Sciences Education, 2019
Preclass reading quizzes (RQs) have been shown to enhance student performance. Many instructors implementing evidence-based teaching assign preclass RQs to ensure their students are prepared to engage in class activities. Textbook companies now offer a gamified, adaptive-learning RQ format. In these RQs, students answer point-valued questions…
Descriptors: Program Effectiveness, Student Attitudes, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Niemeyer, Emily D.; Zewail-Foote, Maha – Journal of Chemical Education, 2018
The use of electronic response pads or "clickers" is a popular way to engage students and create an active-learning environment, especially within large chemistry courses. We examined students' perceptions of how the clicker affected their learning, participation, and engagement in the classroom, as well as their overall experience…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Audience Response Systems, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
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Cathorall, Michelle L.; Xin, Huaibo; Blankson, Faustina; Kempland, Monica; Schaefer, Courtney – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2018
This study aims to examine the effectiveness of web-facilitated and hybrid course delivery formats on student learning outcomes for four sections of an undergraduate Personal Health course at a public institution. This is a quasi-experimental study. Two sections were taught as hybrid classes and two sections were taught as webfacilitated classes.…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Teaching Methods, Health Education, Blended Learning
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Dune, Tinashe; Crnek-Georgeson, Kylie; Bidewell, John; Firdaus, Rubab; John, James Rufus – Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, 2018
Background: Whilst e-Portfolios have been used in a variety of learning contexts, disciplines and academic levels, its effectiveness amongst tertiary health science students in Australia has yet to be explored. Investigating students' development of reflexivity through an individually assessed e-Portfolio will produce more information about how…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Portfolios (Background Materials), Student Evaluation, Educational Technology
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Thomas, Ashleigh L. P. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2017
This paper presents gradual implementation of active learning approaches in an organic chemistry classroom based on student feedback and strategies for getting students on-board with this new approach. Active learning techniques discussed include videos, online quizzes, reading assignments, and classroom activities. Preliminary findings indicate a…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Teaching Methods, Science Instruction, College Science
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Dallas, Bryan K.; McCarthy, Amanda K.; Long, Greg – Journal of the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2016
Closed-captioning technology has been available for decades and is often used by individuals with disabilities to access video-based information. Videos are routinely used by educators in higher education settings throughout the United States. It is unknown, however, if closed captions are educationally beneficial for all students. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Assistive Technology, Visual Aids, Educational Technology
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Ozarslan, Yasin; Ozan, Ozlem – European Journal of Open, Distance and E-Learning, 2016
Self-assessment is vital for online learning since it is one of the most essential skills of distance learners. In this respect, the purpose of this study was to understand learners' self-assessment quiz taking behaviours in an undergraduate level online course. We tried to figure out whether there is a relation between self-assessment quiz taking…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Online Courses, Undergraduate Students, Educational Technology
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Morris, N.P.; Lambe, J.; Ciccone, J.; Swinnerton, B. – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2016
Technology-enhanced learning is expanding rapidly because of research showing the benefits for learners in terms of engagement, convenience, attainment and enjoyment. Mobile learning approaches are also gaining in popularity, particularly during practical classes and clinical settings. However, there are few systematic studies evaluating the…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices
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Sittiwong, Tipparat; Wongnam, Thanet – Universal Journal of Educational Research, 2015
The objectives of this study were to: 1) study the result of implementing QSCCS with Facebook; 2) study students' opinions concerning the implementation of QSCCS with Facebook. The samples were 38 Technology and Communications undergraduates who attended Printing and Advertising Technology course in academic year of 2013. The information was…
Descriptors: Social Media, Technology Uses in Education, Undergraduate Students, Educational Technology
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Surjono, Herman Dwi – Turkish Online Journal of Educational Technology - TOJET, 2015
This experimental study investigated the effects of multimedia preferences and learning styles on undergraduate student achievement in an adaptive e-learning system for electronics course at the Yogyakarta State University Indonesia. The findings showed that students in which their multimedia preferences and learning style matched with the way the…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Multimedia Instruction, Educational Technology, Undergraduate Students
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Moh, Chiou – Educational Research and Reviews, 2015
Development of mobile phones provides the students a different learning choice compared to studying in a traditional classroom. This study investigated undergraduate students' experiences with using their smartphones to receive learning contents for the improvement of their computer literacy. Through a survey and a pretest and posttest, the…
Descriptors: Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Pretests Posttests
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Osterbur, Megan E.; Hammer, Elizabeth Yost; Hammer, Elliott – International Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2015
Student consumption and recall of feedback are necessary preconditions of successful formative assessment. Drawing on Sadler's (1998) definition of formative assessment as that which is intended to accelerate learning and improve performance through the providing of feedback, we examine how the mechanism of transmission may impact student…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Formative Evaluation, Retention (Psychology), Handwriting
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Buchanan, Tom; Joban, Sanjay; Porter, Alan – Research in Learning Technology, 2014
Two studies tested the hypothesis that use of learning technologies among undergraduate psychology students was associated with higher Internet self-efficacy (ISE). In Study 1, the ISE scores of 86 students were found not to be associated with either attitudes towards, or measured use of, blogs and wikis as part of an IT skills course. ISE was…
Descriptors: Internet, Self Efficacy, Predictor Variables, Educational Technology
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