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Balta, Nuri; Tzafilkou, Katerina – Education and Information Technologies, 2019
The aim of this study was to understand how students' attitudes were connected to the web based software Socrative. The study was conducted with 50 students taking first year physics courses in a university. The survey dimensions were based on four previous research works and the survey instrument was extended to better reflect the current study…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Computer Software, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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Khan, Asiya; Schoenborn, Priska; Sharma, Sanjay – European Journal of Engineering Education, 2019
This paper presents results from a small-scale study of third-year Instrumentation and Control Engineering (n = 37) at the University of Plymouth. The aim of the study was to enhance student learning and increase participation via the use of clickers. Clickers allow for student participation anonymously. The lecture content was modified to embed…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Engineering Education, Academic Achievement, Learner Engagement
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Kent, David – Language Learning & Technology, 2019
Although studies using student response systems (SRSs) within the English as a foreign language (EFL) classroom are relatively rare, there is increasing evidence from a range of disciplines to highlight the potential behind application of these systems for student learning. Consequently, this study contributes to filling this gap by demonstrating…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Teaching Methods, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Chan, Simon C. H.; Ko, Stephen – Journal of Education for Business, 2019
The use of personal response systems (PRSs) to support the learning process is increasing. This study examines the impact of PRSs from individual learners' and instructors' perspectives on individual learners' engagement with PRSs and their learning performance. Data were collected from a sample of 236 undergraduate bachelor of business…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Learner Engagement, Undergraduate Students, Business Administration Education
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Aljaloud, Abdulaziz; Gromik, Nicolas; Kwan, Paul; Billingsley, William – Australasian Journal of Educational Technology, 2019
This study aimed to investigate how the use of a smartphone clicker app by a group of 390 Saudi Arabian male undergraduate students would impact their learning performance while participating in a computer science class. The smartphone clicker app was used by the students during peer group discussions and to respond to teacher questions. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Handheld Devices
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Hymers, Devin; Newton, Genevieve – Canadian Journal for the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning, 2019
Educational techniques that improve student engagement have repeatedly been shown to improve performance at the class level at many institutions and in multiple disciplines. However, knowledge of engagement in individual activities in large first-year classes, where there may be several subpopulations of students in different programs reflecting…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Majors (Students), Student Attitudes, Active Learning
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Petto, Andrew J. – Journal of College Science Teaching, 2019
In very large lecture classes, student engagement is always a challenge, and many instructors use electronic student response systems (SRS) to promote student engagement and active learning. The conventional wisdom in using student response systems is that the technology matters less than the pedagogy; it is the added value of the instructor that…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learner Engagement, Audience Response Systems, Educational Technology
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Aljaloud, Abdulaziz; Billingsley, William; Kwan, Paul – Learning: Research and Practice, 2019
Smartphone clicker apps are increasingly used in university classrooms to facilitate teacher--student interaction and collaborative learning. This study aimed to identify the factors that influence teachers' decisions to adopt smartphone clicker app technology to enhance teacher--student interactions in university classrooms in Saudi Arabia. A…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Decision Making, Computer Science Education, College Faculty
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Bolden, Edward C., III.; Oestreich, Tina M.; Kenney, Michael J.; Yuhnke, Brian T., Jr. – Active Learning in Higher Education, 2019
This article focuses on students' perceptions of small-group activities, discussion, and technology-based interactivity implemented in two different learning environments, namely, in a large, traditional lecture hall and in a smaller classroom. The Engaged Learning Index, developed by Schreiner and Louis, was used along with several items to…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Classroom Environment, Large Group Instruction
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Kaewunruen, Sakdirat – Education Sciences, 2019
Interactive learning technology is an emerging innovation for future communication-aided teaching and learning that could positively enhance students' engagement and intrinsic motivation. Due to the virtue of interactive communication, classrooms are now anticipated to enable a variety of interaction-based learning technologies with diverse…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Case Studies, Transportation, Educational Technology
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Kent, David – Teaching English with Technology, 2019
Student Response Systems (SRS) can provide effective, immediate, and efficient feedback to students, particularly when undertaking formative assessment. Coupled with active learning approaches, the use of such systems can be beneficial for English language learners by providing opportunities for increased engagement with content and reflection on…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Audience Response Systems, Teaching Methods, Second Language Learning
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Florenthal, Bela – Journal of Marketing Education, 2019
E-learning applications have been rapidly adopted by instructors inside and outside of the classroom. As a result, some researchers have started to assess their usefulness applying uses and gratifications (U&G) theory. This study expands the existing research trend exploring students' motivation to use a mobile polling application in the…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, Telecommunications, Handheld Devices, 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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Tan, Ping; Wu, Han; Li, Peng; Xu, He – Education Sciences, 2018
Currently, Internet of Things (IoT) technologies are used in many areas, such as intelligent transportation, smart city, hospital, games, education. Earlier interactive response system uses infrared or radio frequency (RF) wireless communication technologies to transmit the students' answer to teachers' management system, where there exists high…
Descriptors: Radio, Telecommunications, Information Technology, Internet
Ejiofor, Virginia – ProQuest LLC, 2018
Clickers are handheld technology tools that provide an opportunity to engage students and enhance their learning. In nursing literature, little research has focused on the experiences of nurse educators who use or have used clicker technology in the classroom. To understand the phenomenon of their experiences, one overarching question was…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Audience Response Systems, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes
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