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Shana, Zuhrieh A.; Al Baki, Sara Abd – International Journal of Mobile and Blended Learning, 2020
The aim of this quasi-experimental research isto investigate the effectiveness of formative assessment on the progress of private elementary school students. 77 students (33 girls and 44 boys) were split into two groups. The experimental group used an app called the Plickers app daily and was further divided by gender into two groups, while the…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Audience Response Systems, Computer Software, Elementary School Students
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Ghanaat Pisheh, Etrat AlZahra; NejatyJahromy, Yaser; Gargari, Rahim Badri; Hashemi, Touraj; Fathi-Azar, Eskandar – Journal of Computer Assisted Learning, 2019
The effect of the implementation of student response systems (SRSs) in teaching on the critical thinking (CT) of young students was investigated. The study benefited from a quasi-experimental design and a pretest/posttest set-up. Subjects consisted of 156 K-8 students in Tehran during 2016-2017, selected through a multistage cluster sampling, and…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Elementary Education
Holmes, Neil – ProQuest LLC, 2019
The purpose of this quasi-experimental quantitative study was to determine if the incorporation of a student response system in third grade mathematics led to an increase in student achievement as measured by the MAP Growth: Math 2-5 CCSS 2010 V2 interim assessment. The study was founded on the basis that providing students with educational…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Mathematics, Grade 3, Audience Response Systems
Schulz, Thomas J. – ProQuest LLC, 2019
This study compared the effects of high-tech (e.g., clickers) and low-tech (e.g., response cards) active responding strategies during whole-group English language arts in two first-grade classrooms serving students with and without disabilities. The authors combined an ABAB reversal design with an alternating treatments design to compare the…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Grade 1, Student Behavior, Student Reaction
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Sénécal, Anna-Marie; Mezzaluna, Vanessa; Cardoso, Walcir –, 2018
This study explored the effects of learner response systems (clickers) on the development of vocabulary knowledge in English (L2). Sixty-one Grade 8 learners divided in two groups participated in the experiment, which followed a pretest-posttest-delayed posttest research design. While the experimental group received a clicker-based treatment via…
Descriptors: English (Second Language), Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction, Vocabulary Development
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Chou, Chin-Cheng – EURASIA Journal of Mathematics, Science & Technology Education, 2017
Elementary school remedial teaching has been promoted for many years in Taiwan but it has primarily been aimed at Chinese and mathematics with little attention being paid to natural sciences. Due to the current shortage of natural science teachers, along with limitations in school budget and manpower, it is difficult to put natural science…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Computer Simulation, Video Technology, Audience Response Systems
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Wiggins, Meg; Sawtell, Mary; Jerrim, John – Education Endowment Foundation, 2017
This Learner Response System (LRS) intervention involves the use of electronic handheld devices that allow teachers and pupils to provide immediate feedback during lessons. For example, pupils can respond to a question using the device and responses are immediately visible to the teacher, or they can work through problems on the device at their…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Audience Response Systems, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Watson, Tiffany – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Student engagement refers to the behaviors that suggest whether a student is interested in the learning process. Finn (1989) developed the participation-identification model to explain the correlation between student engagement and identification with school, suggesting that increased participation leads to an increased sense of belongingness in…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Accuracy, Audience Response Systems, Teaching Methods
McCoy, Leah P., Ed. – Online Submission, 2017
This document presents the proceedings of the 22nd Annual Research Forum held June 29, 2017, at Wake Forest University in Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Included are the following 12 action research papers: (1) Using Captioned Video to Teach Listening Comprehension in a Spanish Classroom (Michelle Allen); (2) Multimodal Instruction: How Film…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Teaching Methods, Listening Comprehension, Spanish
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Kho, Lee Sze; Chen, Chwen Jen – Interactive Learning Environments, 2017
Student response systems (SRSs) are wireless answering devices that enable students to provide simple real-time feedback to instructors. This study aims to evaluate the effects of different SRS interaction modes on elementary school students' science learning. Three interaction modes which include SRS Individual, SRS Collaborative, and Classroom…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Elementary School Science, Quasiexperimental Design, Intermode Differences
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Clarke, Laura S.; Haydon, Todd; Bauer, Anne; Epperly, Anna C. – Preventing School Failure, 2016
The passage of the Individuals With Disabilities Education Improvement Act and the No Child Left Behind Act has highlighted the importance of all students having access to the general education curriculum. Because students with disabilities are being included in the general education classroom in greater numbers, teachers need to implement…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Inclusion, General Education, Audience Response Systems
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Gray, Heewon Lee; Burgermaster, Marissa; Tipton, Elizabeth; Contento, Isobel R.; Koch, Pamela A.; Di Noia, Jennifer – Health Education & Behavior, 2016
Objective: Sample size and statistical power calculation should consider clustering effects when schools are the unit of randomization in intervention studies. The objective of the current study was to investigate how student outcomes are clustered within schools in an obesity prevention trial. Method: Baseline data from the Food, Health &…
Descriptors: Obesity, Energy, Elementary School Students, Body Composition
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Racicot, Rose – Journal of Occupational Therapy, Schools & Early Intervention, 2016
The purpose of this study was to explore the effects of multimedia writing support software on the quality and quantity of writing productivity and self-perception for students who have mild to moderate developmental delays. Participants in this study included 22 special education students in grades kindergarten through 6. Methodology included a…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Writing Instruction, Computer Software, Computer Uses in Education
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Cohn, Stephen T.; Fraser, Barry J. – Learning Environments Research, 2016
In order to investigate the effectiveness of using Student Response Systems (SRS) among grade 7 and 8 science students in New York, the How Do You Feel About This Class? (HDYFATC) questionnaire was administered to 1097 students (532 students did use SRS and 565 students who did not use SRS). Data analyses attested to the sound factorial validity…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Educational Environment, Attitudes, Achievement
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Chen, Weiyun; Gu, Xiaoqing – AERA Online Paper Repository, 2016
Timely assessment and feedback on classroom behavior of primary school students are important for the improvement of traditional classroom. Yet, the method mostly rely on informal oral evaluations randomly conducted in the classroom teaching process, often without clearly pre-claimed and consistent behavior expectations. This is most probably due…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Audience Response Systems, Educational Technology, Feedback (Response)
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