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Chizmar, John F.; And Others – Journal of Economic Education, 1977
Describes a study of the impact of innovative teaching techniques on students' cognitive achievement. After adjusting for differences in characteristics between users and nonusers, the effect of computer-assisted instruction on student achievement was found to be negative but small. (Author/AV)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Autoinstructional Aids, Computer Assisted Instruction, Economics Education
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Chizmar, John F.; And Others – Journal of Economic Education, 1985
An economics program designed for junior high and senior high school students indicates that learning economic content tends to improve a student's ability in social studies skills and, indirectly, also improves language arts and quantitative skills. (Author/RM)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Course Evaluation, Curriculum Evaluation, Economics Education
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Koch, James V.; Chizmar, John F. – Journal of Economic Education, 1973
Examination is made of the determinants of both absolute salary levels and recent salary increments of professors at Illinois State. Such variables as experience, scholarly output, teaching, administration, race, sex, committee work, degrees held, and the influence of outside market demand are considered. (SM)
Descriptors: Degrees (Academic), Educational Experience, Educational Research, Faculty Promotion
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Chizmar, John F.; Halinski, Ronald S. – Journal of Economic Education, 1983
In 1979 a national norming of the new Basic Economics Test (BET) was conducted. This data made it possible to assess the cognitive impact of "Trade-Offs," a series of 15 20-minute color television film programs in economics education designed for children nine to 13 years old. (Author/AM)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Economics Education, Educational Research, Educational Television
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Chizmar, John F.; Spencer, David E. – Journal of Economic Education, 1980
Reviews existing research on the appropriate specification and estimation of models of cognitive achievement, offers an original two-equation model of cognitive achievement for individual students, and explores the relationship between instructional quality, teacher's salaries, and academic achievement. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Economics Education, Educational Assessment, Educational Needs, Higher Education
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Chizmar, John F.; Ostrosky, Anthony L – Journal of Economic Education, 1998
Suggests that using the one-minute paper to teach an introductory economics course increases economic knowledge regardless of student ability level and instructor characteristics. The one-minute paper is a form of feedback where the students answer a few basic questions about the lesson at the end of the class. (MJP)
Descriptors: Comprehension, Economics, Economics Education, Feedback
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Chizmar, John F. – Journal of Economic Education, 2000
Explores gender differences in persistence (economics students who continue until they graduate or leave their university) in the economics major. Finds that hazard profiles of females and males are indistinguishable and students who earn lower grades and earned only a small amount of credits in economics are more likely to switch majors. (CMK)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, College Students, Economics, Educational Research
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Chizmar, John F. – Journal of Economic Education, 1994
Asserts that a possible avenue for achieving national goals for undergraduate education lies in the application of total quality management (TQM) principles to teaching and learning. Discusses the TQM approach in industry and presents a TQM teaching/learning model in which the student is perceived as a customer. (CFR)
Descriptors: Educational Administration, Educational Improvement, Educational Philosophy, Educational Quality
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Chizmar, John F.; Walbert, Mark S. – Journal of Economic Education, 1999
Describes the preparation and execution of a statistics course, an undergraduate econometrics course, and a microeconomic theory course that all utilize Internet technology. Reviews seven principles of teaching practice in order to demonstrate how to enhance the quality of student learning using Web technologies. Includes reactions by Steve Hurd…
Descriptors: Active Learning, Computer Uses in Education, Course Content, Economics Education