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Moore, Michael Edward – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Vision and Change states that one of the major changes in the way we design biology courses should be a switch in approach from teacher-centered learning to student-centered learning and identifies active learning as a recommended methods. Studies show performance benefits for students taking courses that use active learning. What is unknown is…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Learning Motivation, Active Learning, Biology
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Wentao, Chen; Jinyu, Zhang; Zhonggen, Yu – International Journal of Information and Communication Technology Education, 2017
Since the birth of clickers at Pennsylvania State University, there have been numerous arguments on its effectiveness. This study, aiming to review use of clickers in education, examined literature over around a decade on use of clickers, involving benefits and defects of use of clickers, peer discussion, use of clickers in learning, teaching and…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Audience Response Systems, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education
Vondruska, Judy A. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
Over the past decade, peer instruction and the introduction of student response systems has provided a means of improving student engagement and achievement in large-lecture settings. While the nature of the student discourse occurring during peer instruction is less understood, existing studies have shown student ideas about the subject,…
Descriptors: Interaction, Peer Teaching, Introductory Courses, Physics
Nice, Shelly – ProQuest LLC, 2017
The purpose of this study was to determine whether the use of interactive learning technology in the classroom can impact knowledge retention among students as compared to classrooms where interactive learning technology was not utilized. Through a quasi-experimental design, the study explored non-cognitive factor relationships to knowledge…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Retention (Psychology), Influence of Technology, Educational Technology
Association Supporting Computer Users in Education, 2017
The Association Supporting Computer Users in Education (ASCUE) is a group of people interested in small college computing issues. It is a blend of people from all over the country who use computers in their teaching, academic support, and administrative support functions. Begun in 1968 as the College and University Eleven-Thirty Users' Group…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Uses in Education, Computer Software, Conferences (Gatherings)
Hales, Kelly B. – ProQuest LLC, 2017
School district administrators are required to manage educational outcomes while overseeing tight budgets. Every dollar must be accounted for and serve a student-based purpose. Therefore, the purpose of this mixed-methods research study was to examine whether classroom response systems (CRS) had an effect on the academic performance of grade ten…
Descriptors: Audience Response Systems, Academic Achievement, Mixed Methods Research, Grade 10
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Burnham, Nancy A.; Kadam, Snehalata V.; DeSilva, Erin – Physics Education, 2017
An audience response system ("clickers") was gradually incorporated into introductory physics courses at Worcester Polytechnic Institute during the years 2011-14. Clickers were used in lectures, as a means of preparing for labs, and for collection of exam data and grading. Average student grades were 13.5% greater, as measured by…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Audience Response Systems, College Science
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Simonson, Shawn R. – College Teaching, 2017
Fernald developed the Monte Carlo Quiz format to enhance retention, encourage students to prepare for class, read with intention, and organize information in psychology classes. This author modified the Monte Carlo Quiz, combined it with the Minute Paper, and applied it to various courses. Students write quiz questions as part of the Minute Paper…
Descriptors: Tests, Student Motivation, Student Participation, Retention (Psychology)
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Pearson, Russell J. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2017
Different approaches to the use of "clickers" (also known as student response systems) were introduced to a cohort of 127 students over a two-year period with the aim of making students think more deeply in-class about their chemistry knowledge. Student performance was monitored, and individual, anonymous student feedback was frequently…
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Chemistry, College Science
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Hung, Hsiu-Ting – Interactive Learning Environments, 2017
Flipped classrooms continue to grow in popularity across all levels of education. Following this pedagogical trend, the present study aimed to enhance the face-to-face instruction in flipped classrooms with the use of clickers. A game-like clicker application was implemented through a bring your own device (BYOD) model to gamify classroom dynamics…
Descriptors: Blended Learning, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Audience Response Systems
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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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Fuller, Julia S.; Dawson, Kara M. – Contemporary Educational Technology, 2017
In this article we share how a district-level technology integration specialist used literature on implementing student response systems (SRS) for formative assessment, based on Desimone's (2009) core features of professional development design, Guskey's Levels of Professional Development Evaluation (1998, 2000, 2002), and Danielson's Observation…
Descriptors: Formative Evaluation, Literature Reviews, Middle Schools, Program Implementation
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Rana, Nripendra P.; Dwivedi, Yogesh K. – Journal of International Education in Business, 2017
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to explore the impact of factors such as attention, preparation, participation, feedback and engagement on the student learning performance. Design/methodology/approach: Students of an undergraduate business course of a British university took part in the survey. The survey questionnaire was distributed to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Surveys, Questionnaires
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Dudaite, Jolita; Prakapas, Romas – Informatics in Education, 2017
New technologies are evidently gaining access to daily school life. Considering new challenges, the educators search for new ways to update educational content in the 21st Century when learning paradigms are changing. Soon, the new technological tools and solutions become predominant and change the traditional approach to teaching and learning.…
Descriptors: Electronic Publishing, Textbooks, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods
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Grinias, James P. – Journal of Chemical Education, 2017
Online student-response systems provide instructors with an easy-to-use tool to instantly evaluate student comprehension. For comprehensive content review, turning this evaluation into a competitive game where students can compete against each other was found to be helpful and enjoyable for participating students. One specific online resource,…
Descriptors: Tests, Statistical Analysis, Computer Assisted Testing, Chemistry
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