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Educational Technology Research and Development Vol. 64, No. 1 (2016) pp. 1–12
Video "podcast" recordings of lectures are popular with students, but are often associated with a decrease in attendance and little increase in performance. Assessment has generally focused on the class as a whole, potentially masking...
Learn before Lecture: A Strategy that Improves Learning Outcomes in a Large Introductory Biology Class
CBE - Life Sciences Education Vol. 9, No. 4 (2010) pp. 473–481
Actively engaging students in lecture has been shown to increase learning gains. To create time for active learning without displacing content we used two strategies for introducing material before class in a large introductory biology course. Four...
Computers & Education Vol. 59, No. 4 (December 2012) pp. 1300–1308
The goal of this study was to determine if laptop use in lecture negatively impacts learning outcomes of surrounding students taking notes on paper. Two sections of a large introductory biology course (>400 students/section) were zoned into a laptop-...