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Buhagiar, Tarek; Leo, Christopher – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2018
This study investigates whether there is a difference in academic performance between students who access supplemental material through gamification versus students who do not. The study focuses on students in the College of Business Administration in a large (60,000 students) urban university, enrolled in two sections of a core course for the…
Descriptors: Educational Games, Academic Achievement, Student Improvement, Outcomes of Education
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Elson, Raymond J.; Gupta, Sanjay; Krispin, Jonathan – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2018
Given the pressures on colleges and universities to use large classes as a means to leverage resources while maintaining or even improving student and graduation rates, the present study seeks to identify several key factors that influence student perceptions of course effectiveness in large classes. Students from large sections of a Principles of…
Descriptors: Student Attitudes, Large Group Instruction, Classroom Environment, Instructional Effectiveness
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Talpade, Medha; Talpade, Salil – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2014
The intent of this project was to identify and relate the values and perceptions of today's African American students to culturally relevant teaching and learning practices. The reason for relating student culture with teaching practices is to improve pedagogical processes for African American students. Culturally relevant pedagogy, according to…
Descriptors: African American Students, Culturally Relevant Education, Teaching Methods, Critical Theory
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Campbell, Scott; Larson, James – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
This study is to determine whether or not students have a different level of anxiety between giving a speech to a group of people in a traditional face-to-face classroom setting to a speech given to an audience (visible on a projected screen) into a camera using distance or web-based technology. The study included approximately 70 students.…
Descriptors: College Students, Public Speaking, Anxiety, Comparative Analysis
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Ciampa, Mark – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2013
Traditional college-level courses designed to teach computer literacy are in a state of flux. Today's students have high rates of access to computing technology and computer ownership, leading many policy decision makers to conclude that students already are computer literate and thus computer literacy courses are dinosaurs in a modern digital…
Descriptors: Correlation, Preferences, Relevance (Education), Student Attitudes
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Kim, Dong-gook; Park, Chongwoo – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2012
A classroom response system (CRS) involves the use of remote devices allowing all students in a class to respond to questions displayed on a projection screen. A CRS instantly collects, tallies, and shows students' answers to a question on a classroom projection screen--a similar system used in the TV show "Who wants to be a millionaire"…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Audience Response Systems, Technology Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Coleman, Phillip; Atkinson, J. Kirk; Thrasher, Evelyn – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2011
The purpose of this study is to investigate the differences between genders on the scores of a series of spreadsheet projects in a survey computer information systems course. This study hypothesizes that there will be significance in scores in the ten assigned projects between female students and males students; with the female students scoring…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Scores, Information Systems, Spreadsheets
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Atkinson, J. Kirk; Thrasher, Evelyn H.; Coleman, Phillip D. – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2011
The purpose of this study is to explore the potential impact of support materials on student spreadsheet skill acquisition. Specifically, this study examines the use of an online spreadsheet simulation tool versus a printed book across two independent student groups. This study hypothesizes that the online spreadsheet simulation tool will have a…
Descriptors: College Students, Spreadsheets, Accounting, Computer Software
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Buhagiar, Tarek; Potter, Robert – Journal of Instructional Pedagogies, 2010
This paper investigates whether there is a difference in student learning in a quantitative business course taught through video streaming with the option of going to a face-to-face lecture, compared to the same course taught only through face-to-face lecture. This topic has been the subject of research in recent years because of the importance of…
Descriptors: Business Administration Education, Video Technology, Lecture Method, Comparative Analysis