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EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 1045–1048
This project explored the influence of written and video discussions on student learning. Students in one class section replied to discussion questions through written responses, while the second class section responded to the same discussion...
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2013 (Oct 21, 2013) pp. 649–652
Self-reflection is an activity that past research suggests can increase learning. Given the continued growth of online learning and videos, research on the relationship between online video learning and self-explanation should be explored. We...
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 652–655
Students often do not utilize the most effective techniques when studying. This project combined evidence-based pedagogical techniques and smartphones to help promote student learning. Throughout the week, students received test like questions on...
Innovate Learning Summit 2020 (Nov 03, 2020) pp. 654–659
The purpose of this project was to explore the impact of receiving nudges (notifications) on enrollment in the On My Way Pre-K program. Past research suggests that nudging is a way to positively impact behavior. Using text messaging, families who...
Topics: Mobile and ubiquitous learning
Enhancing Student Success: Disseminating a Growth-Mindset and Social-Belonging Intervention with Smartphones
Christopher Devers; Douglas Daugherty; Timothy Steenbergh; Jason Runyan; Lorne Oke; Alexandra Alayan
EdMedia: World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 1674–1677
Smartphones are changing the world and offer a unique medium for delivering evidence-based interventions. This project explored the use of a smartphone app to provide first-year students with opportunities to learn about, and interact with, growth...
Christopher Devers; Douglas Daugherty; Timothy Steenbergh; Jason Runyan; Lorne Oke; Alexandra Alayan; Emily Ragsdale
E-Learn: World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2016 (Nov 14, 2016) pp. 648–651
This study utilized a smartphone app to deliver growth-mindset and social belonging nudges (ecological momentary interventions) to help increase student success at college. Growth-mindset suggests intelligence can grow (Walton & Yeager, 2014), while ...
Erin Devers; Christopher Devers; Paul Miller; Alexandra Alayan; John Robertson; Zachary Baquet; Nina Tompkin; Shawnie Echeverry; Shayla Heavner
Innovate Learning Summit 2020 (Nov 03, 2020) pp. 544–551
Many factors contribute to the achievement gap in the U.S. As an intervention to help narrow the gap, tutoring presents a potentially powerful solution. Decades of research suggest that tutoring is an effective, evidence-based approach to improve...
Christopher Devers; Erin Devers; Alexandra Alayan; Christian Deeter; Abigail Johnson; Shawnie Echeverry; Nina Tompkin; Steven Tripp; Stephen Leonard
Innovate Learning Summit 2020 (Nov 03, 2020) pp. 660–666
Students often report using ineffective study techniques. This project encouraged practice testing, distributed practice, interleaved practice, and metacognitive accuracy to increase learning in an undergraduate general chemistry course. Overall,...
Topics: Mobile and ubiquitous learning
Christopher Devers; Erin Devers; Thomas Lehman; Timothy Steenbergh; Alexandra Alayan; Emily Ragsdale; Olivia Hayes; Kelsey Evey; Mackenzie Cook; Arthur Cobb; Kaylin Gandy; Dhiau Reng; Marion Aitchison
EdMedia + Innovate Learning 2016 (Jun 28, 2016) pp. 1040–1044
Khan Academy, which is known for providing verbal step-by-step explanations, is increasingly used by students and in educational environments. The purpose of this project was to evaluate student learning from watching a Khan Academy video while...