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The Efficacy Of Using A Student-Written E-Text in Teaching PROCEEDINGS

, , University of Pittsburgh, United States

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in San Antonio, Texas, USA Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA

Abstract

Examined in this research was the efficaciousness of using a student-written e-text in teaching a course on small group and team communication. After being given general guidelines the students captured appropriate content, organized that content, and prepared an e-text using the captured and organized content. The e-text was published on the internet. This e-text then became the text for the class. The performance of the e-text class was compared with the performance of another section of the same course taught in the traditional manner. Using a common testing instrument, it was found that the e-text class's performance was superior to the performance of the traditional class.

Citation

Egolf, D. & Cohn, E. (2007). The Efficacy Of Using A Student-Written E-Text in Teaching. In R. Carlsen et al. (Eds.), Proceedings of Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2007 (pp. 323-329). Chesapeake, VA: AACE.


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