The Effect of Student Collaboration in Solving Physics Problems Using an Online Interactive Response System

Nuri Balta, Mohammad Hamza Awedh


APA 6th edition
Balta, N., & Awedh, M.H. (2017). The Effect of Student Collaboration in Solving Physics Problems Using an Online Interactive Response System. European Journal of Educational Research, 6(3), 385 - 394. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.6.3.385

Harvard
Balta N., and Awedh M.H. 2017 'The Effect of Student Collaboration in Solving Physics Problems Using an Online Interactive Response System', European Journal of Educational Research , vol. 6, no. 3, pp. 385 - 394. Available from: http://dx.doi.org/10.12973/eu-jer.6.3.385

Chicago 16th edition
Balta, Nuri and Awedh, Mohammad Hamza . "The Effect of Student Collaboration in Solving Physics Problems Using an Online Interactive Response System". (2017)European Journal of Educational Research 6, no. 3(2017): 385 - 394. doi:10.12973/eu-jer.6.3.385

Abstract

Advanced technology helps educational institutes to improve student learning performance and outcomes. In this study, our aim is to measure and assess student engagement and collaborative learning in engineering classes when using online technology in solving physics problems. The interactive response system used in this study is a collaborative learning tool that allows teachers to monitor their students’ response and progress in real time. Our results indicated that students have highly positive attitude toward using the interactive response system as a tool in education in order to improve collaborative learning and student engagement in classes. Consequently, student-learning performance has been improved considerably, and technology was successfully incorporated in engineering classes.

Keywords: Interactive response system; Collaborative learning; Online technology; Solving physics problems.


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