Teaching with Technology: Does Access to Computer Technology Increase Student Achievement?
AbstractThis paper examines whether the use of computer technology as a supplemental study aid actually enhances student achievement in introductory economics. Data were collected for multiple sections over a four-semester period to test that hypothesis. The use of course web pages and online, multiple choice quizzes does not seem to increase student scores on common multiple-choice questions on the final or on the final itself.
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Bibliographic InfoArticle provided by Eastern Economic Association in its journal Eastern Economic Journal.
Volume (Year): 30 (2004)
Issue (Month): 4 (Fall)
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Economics; Introductory Economics; Teaching Methods;
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- A22 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics - - - Undergraduate
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